Machiya Yatai

  • City Center, Ishinomaki, Miyagi, Japan
  • A bicycle workshop/shop/office complex for normal bikes and custom-made bikes, and a city-wide rental bike platform
  • Renovating a long and steel-structured machiya arch-type, the small fabrication spaces are connected by newly introduces slopes jointed by wooden structure
  • Customization of bikes with wood and metals corresponding the tectonics of the architecture

People: Make, Work

typology: Workshop, Factory, Office, Shop

Climate: Light

Location: Urban

Material: Steel, Wood

Era: 2000s

Contributor: Maxime Evéquoz
22 January 2020