我在横滨的 “LOVE HOUSE “生活了10年。
我从2015年开始在早稻田大学艺术与建筑学院任教，从LOVE HOUSE到大学有40公里的距离，几乎每天都要坐3个小时的火车，非常辛苦，所以我决定建造我的第二栋房子，”LOVE2 HOUSE”，我在东京得到了31.41平方米的土地，立即开始设计两层的房子。
I lived in “LOVE HOUSE” in Yokohama for 10 years.
I started to teach as a professor in Waseda University Art and Architecture School since 2015.There is about 40km distance from LOVE HOUSE to the university and it was so hard to commute for 3hours by train almost everyday.That’s the reason I decided to construct my second house,”LOVE2 HOUSE”.I got 31.41m2 lot in Tokyo and immediately started to design 2 stories house.
我的妻子当时正在读一本关于江户时代的书，书中说当时一家四口住在9.6平方米的房子里，叫做 “长屋”。读完这本书后，她对我说：”18平方米对我们两个人来说是相当大的！” 然后我转而设计了一个18.84平方米的单层房屋。作为一个例子，以下的房子都小于20平方米：Kamo no Chomei的Hojoan写在Hojoki；9.18平方米，Le Corbusier的Cabanon；16.85平方米，Tachihara Michizo的House Hyazinth；15.15平方米。我分析，这三位业主普遍如此热爱他们房子里的生活和周围环境。
My wife had been reading the book at that time about Edo-period which says a family of 4 lives in 9.6m2 house called “Nagaya” at that time. After reading the book she said to me ”18m2 is quite huge for two of us!” Then I shifted to design a single story house of 18.84m2. As an example, the following houses are smaller than 20m2: Hojoan written in Hojoki by Kamo no Chomei;;9.18m2, Le Corbusier’s Cabanon;;16.85m2, House Hyazinth by Tachihara Michizo;;15.15m2.I analyze that these three owners commonly so much loved the life in their houses and surrounded environment.
由于我在 ” LOVE HOUSE “的生活中经历了地球的每一个组成部分，例如阳光、雨水、雪、动物、植物和人，所以我关注小空间的永恒，它拥有一切。
As I experienced every earth components, for instance, sunshine, rain, snow, animal, plants and people, during my life in “LOVE HOUSE”, I focused on the eternity of small space which posses everything in.
The ancient Roman place importance on 5 components as ideal life in the villa;;Learning, Bath, Drama, Music, and Epicurism.I desired to enrich these 5 components in this small house of 18.84m2. We do enjoy to take a bath every night, to listen to 300 collections of disc record, to eat rice boiled in an earthen pot, and read the favored books. Besides, we rely on the Bible when we get tired as Kamo no Chomei mentioned in Hojoan about religion as one of the key components in one’s life.
Direct connection to nature and town. The sunlight simulation showed that the site cannot obtain direct sunshine for 3months in the winter. It really made me disappointed at first but I shifted to conceive this fact as a similar environment to the Scandinavian country. This concept led me to draw the sketch of two curved roofs tops of which are open to the sky. In the winter, the two skylights effectively take soft sunlight into the house. In the summer the house is filled with brilliant sunshine like a tropical country. We could feel sunlight all over the world throughout the year.
The roof is composed of two HP shells. They are merged at different heights and create a simple house shape. The eaves of the roof shells shape straight to blend with the surroundings but the top of the shells are slightly curved. The seven short walls derived from the main RC skeleton separate the three zones: dining, kitchen, and bedroom. The thickness of these walls is decreased for 15mm from top to bottom to install the shelf boards and the kitchen counter. The RC skeleton works not only as a big body but also as small furniture in this small house.
When we keep the window facing on the street fully opened, passengers easily talk to us and children put their hands on the floor and look inside. We even pat strolling dogs from dining. The front street has a flower bed so we enjoy it as our garden. In this house, we feel the town very close. We are really surprised how pleasant to communicate with the town is!
小房子的无限性。”LOVE2 HOUSE “建成后，”LOVE HOUSE “就变成了画室，可以画画，也可以作为别墅度过周末。我的妻子非常喜欢 “LOVE HOUSE”，她曾为离开那里而感到难过，但现在她在 “LOVE 2 HOUSE “有很多乐趣，我也很有趣。”LOVE2 HOUSE “是通过与 “小东西的无限性 “进行逻辑和感性的斗争而产生的，成为类似于小说和事实的东西。(Takeshi Hosaka)
Infiniteness of a small house. “LOVE2 HOUSE” was completed so that “LOVE HOUSE” turned to the atelier to draw pictures or the villa to spend weekends. My wife so much loves “LOVE HOUSE” and she had felt sad to leave there but now she has so much fun in “LOVE 2 HOUSE”.I am also fun. “LOVE2 HOUSE” was created through fighting “infiniteness of small things” logically and sensuously to become something like fiction and fact. (Takeshi Hosaka)
Architects: Takeshi Hosaka Architects
Area: 18 m²
Photographs: KOJI FUJII / Nacasa&Partners Inc
Manufacturers: Louis Poulsen, Grohe, Miele, Nemetschek, Rinnai, Althemide, Asahi building wall, MIHAMA TSUSHO, MORI NO MADO
Lead Architect: Takeshi Hosaka
Clients:Takeshi Hosaka, Megumi Hosaka
Engineering:Kenji Nawa, NAWAKENJI-M
Kitchen Maker:Atelier Scale
Furniture Maker:IDEA WOOD CRAFT