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Zenshoji Garage / Residential architecture

Zenshoji Garage
Zenshoji Garage

Discipline: Architecture

Zenshoji Garage
Zenshoji Garage
Zenshoji Garage
Zenshoji Garage
Zenshoji Garage

Discipline: Architecture

This parking lot was developed 50 years ago with the adjacent residential lands. Recently, vacant spaces increased due to the decrease of car owners such as families with children. To revitalize the area, three small houses for car enthusiasts were built at carefully selected locations. Residents can maintain the cars nearby their living rooms, the users of parking spaces can wash their cars next to the symbol of a tree with a bench, and even visitors can walk through the parking lot to the nearby stream. Thus, a new landscape of community was created, safely brightened by the light from the windows of the houses even into the evening.

  • DATE OF LAUNCH 2017

  • DEVELOPMENT TIME 13 - 24 months

  • TARGET REGIONS Asia

  • TARGET GROUPS Consumer / User

Client / Manufacturer

Daiwasenpakutochi Co., Ltd.

Daiwasenpakutochi Co., Ltd.
Kobe, Japan

Design

Archimera Architects office

Archimera Architects office
Hirakata Osaka, Japan

Tadashi Yamada, Junko Oho

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Design

Kobe Design University

Kobe Design University
Kobe, Japan

Yoshiaki Hanada, Takeo Kawakita

Design

Daiwasenpakutochi Design Office

Daiwasenpakutochi Design Office
Kobe, Japan

Yuichi Suzuki