The ‘A’ House in Kisami is a secret hideaway commanding the sea at the southernmost edge of the Izu Peninsula, around 180km south of Tokyo. Situated at the end of a little mountain road proceeding up a hill pertaining to sea, the venue is on a steep incline with striking panoramas also the sounds of the ocean. The young outdoor fans couple, demanded for an uncomplicated hideaway put in the outside which would proved them and their kids a completely contrast to their everyday lives in the central part of Tokyo.
With much of the venue inclined at 30 degrees and less than a 10th apartment, the ‘A’ House project began with cutting up the mountain. Putting a small mass into the end point trapezoidal carved-out nihility, and a bigger one on top made the mountain null into the middle part of the home: a spa area in the mountain in the space which separates the platonic mass housing bedrooms on the lower and living on the upper side stage.
When the areas in-between become the construction’s substance, it is difficult not to understand that architecture is not about objects. The structure only borders this substance: the external area which streams via the construction, down the mountain and links the A House with the ocean.