Giant House in Oiso is a minimalist residence located in Kanagawa, Japan, designed by Fumiko Takahama Architects.
This is a dwelling for young couples in a residential area just off the sea in Oiso Town, Kanagawa Prefecture. The studio wanted to propose a house where the client can fully experience the “size” of the site, big enough for two couples.

First, instead of the general northern approach road – parking area – full frontage volume – south facing garden, with a long and narrow volume, the studio used the width of the site. In addition, because it is at the end of a T-junction road, the volume is moved to the east, creating a gap to prevent the flow of air and wind, pulling the road and extending the contact point with the city.
Visit Fumiko Takahama Architects to know more about the project!

Photography by Takumi Ota


Back to Top