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Apartment in Tokiwadai . Tokio

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MMAAA | Miki Motohashi Architects And Associates . photos: © Kenta Hasegawa

The surroundings of this apartment are defined as residential area and semi-industrial area in urban planning and their height are suppressed to low by road diagonal limitation and sun shadow regulation. The void above which nobody can occupy physically is kept as a secondary product of this regulation. In Japan, the city is always going to be renewed by the buildings scrapped and built repeatedly. On the other hand, the void in the sky keeps to exist from the past to present and it is expected to be continued to the future. When I designing architecture in such dynamic urban situation, the void in the sky can be referred as the static foundation, I thought.
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