Architect Show Co. ltd have achieved further Shortlist success at this year’s ID&A Awards, gaining another spot in the Residential Architectural Property category with their project ‘M4 House’. M4 House is a private residence designed by Architect Show Co. in 2013.
Located in Kyushu , Japan, the residence makes extensive use of differently-toned wood to link the different spaces of the home. The M4-house, was designed to achieve both the design and improvement of living environment while ensuring the privacy and security performance. Appearance was aimed at those with a sense of rhythm as the entire image and overlay architecture from various directions. It created a natural texture of the wood and green space in the courtyard to protect the privacy of the family, we plan to terrace to connect the living and nature. Masahiko Sato of Architect Show states “Appearance was aimed at those with a sense of rhythm as the entire image and overlay architecture from various directions.”
To spread to the entire house from the courtyard, and the ceiling of the living, by using plenty of red cedar on the outer wall, and made a space such plans to be integrated more and living nature of the courtyard. “Thermal insulation performance of housing, of course, paint and building materials also stick to natural materials, family living in the house, I designed the aim of friendly living environment especially in children.”