Home-for-All in Tsukihama by SANAA

Home-for-All in Tsukihama
Home-for-All in Tsukihama
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After the Tohoku earthquake and tsunami that hit the eastern coast of Japan in 2011, some of the buildings completed under the Home-for-All program started by architect Toyo Ito in response to the disaster.

Home-for-All in Tsukihama
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To date, eleven community centers have opened, most recently an indoor playground for children in Soma, Fukushima, designed by Toyo Ito with Klein Dytham Architecture.

Home-for-All in Tsukihama
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Their designs are refreshing, giving residents places to come together and “recover a new life,” as Home-for-All aims to do.

Home-for-All in Tsukihama
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The intent is to provide a start of the reconstruction by persons of Tsukihama, making the building a place of rest and retirement Tsukihama for visitors and for the fishermen.

Home-for-All in Tsukihama
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Thus, “the home of all”, which is the origin of the industry source of support Daiko Denki in Tsukihama site community center, it was decided to implement it for the people of Tsukihama.

Home-for-All in Tsukihama
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We proposed a place of rest and work that can be used for various things with a ventilated roof. A resting place open to the sea, accommodating place the work of several people.

Home-for-All in Tsukihama
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To suppress the roof to match the surrounding environment, the summer semi-outdoor space is through the south wind cold, winter, we believe that to avoid the cold north wind with carpentry.

Home-for-All in Tsukihama
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Location: Tsukihama, Miyatojima, Japan
Architects: Kazuyo Sejima + Ryue Nishizawa / SANAA
Structure Design: SAP / Sasaki and Partners
Constructor: Shelter
Total Floor Area: 72m2
Year: 2014
Photographs: Courtesy of Home-for-All

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