Yokohama Apartment by ON design partners
By Sophie • Jun 2, 2013
This modern residence is a 2009 project by ON design partners located in Nishi-ku, Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan.
Designed as housing for young artists, it consists of four one-room units and a communal outdoor space that can be used to exhibit work.
Yokohama Apartment by ON design partners:
“Yokohama apartment is a residential complex consisting of semi public courtyard canopied by four one-room units for young artists. The semi public courtyard is a place for exhibition and work. The site is a hilly area with narrow roads where small wooden houses cluster.
This is why a sense of distance, which is compact with actual feeling, exists.We thought that by providing a semi public courtyard for exhibition and work and huts for living, the place would become an environment where people can find place and ways to use according to the condition.”
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