This is an interior renovation project of an existing two-story timber structure house in Tokyo which was built approximately 40 years ago. The clients, a young couple and the wife’s parents, were already living here before the renovation.
Tomomi Kito architect & associates
Tomomi Kito architect & associates was founded in 2014 by Tomomi Kito (born in Aichi, 1978). He has completed the Master Course of Architecture at University of Pennsylvania in 2004 after receiving the Master and Bachelor degrees in Japan. He worked at architectural design offices in Europe and at Architecton in Tokyo. The design approach is based on the respect for and integration of the nature of a site—climate, topographic, environmental conditions, etc., and on the activities of the building’s residents.