Newcomer Residences Momonoura

  • Momonoura, Ishinomaki, Miyagi, Japan
  • A prototypical set of fisherman house-types for newcomers to the village, situated on a sloped land
  • Simple moduled timber structure is composed differently to react the micro condition of topography and lifestyles
  • Proposing an alternative house reconstruction scheme by intervening how the structure touch the ground, and how to create a collective form with the shared view to the sea

People: Bath, Cook, Gather, Rest, See, Sleep

typology: House, Collective Housing

Climate: Light

Location: Forest, Hill, Village

Material: Stone, Concrete, Wood

Era: 2000s


Contributor: Iris Redinger
20 January 2020