Assume Design Office makes 21st-century go up against conventional Japanese doma


The living spaces in this house outlined by Suppose Design Office in Higashihiroshima, Japan, are orchestrated around a soil floor, which is a cutting edge elucidation of a customary doma.

Neighborhood studio Suppose Design Office made House in Takaya as a solitary family living arrangement on a corner plot in a local location of a satellite city connecting Hiroshima.


The outline of the property is educated by the customary Japanese idea of a doma, which is a zone of compacted earth ordinarily found between a house’s passageway and living spaces.

In customary Japanese homes, the doma obliged a start shooting and was utilized as a kitchen, and for whatever other undertakings that may make the inside of the home filthy.

Assume Design Office reinterpreted this paradigm for the 21st century by holding the site’s geography and territory, and making these piece of the finished house.


“When thinking about a building, the site is one imperative component yet when fabricating an external divider it appears as though there is a division between the site and the inner space,” the modelers said.

“So by bringing the incline into the building and making a slanted doma territory, it was conceivable to bring the outside into the building.”

The house sits on a slanting plot and, instead of leveling the ground, the slope decides the course of action of the inward spaces.

The primary passage leads into the doma region, where concrete flagstones shape a way driving up the delicate slant into the core of the building.


The doma frames the primary dissemination space associating a few open or encased rooms that are dispersed around the border of the house.

“The doma isn’t just a hallway yet additionally some place to put shoes or hang depictions,” included the studio.

“It is where it resembles an open air space however is an inward space, while as yet being where the children play and where neighbors can come and have a visit.”

The way from the passageway leads past an open kitchen and eating region on one side and a more private interest room on alternate towards a lounge additionally up the slant.


The stage containing the twofold tallness lounge room can be deterred utilizing sliding glass dividers, as can the kitchen and eating space.

Withdrawing the sliding dividers makes a consistent association between the living spaces and the front yard, which is open through a couple of sliding entryways set into the exterior.

The rest of the edge of the ground floor obliges a storage space with a washroom roosted above it. The main room is arranged over the side interest room, and the kids’ room can be achieved utilizing a stepping stool from the kitchen.


“We trust that in time the house will improve the customers’ way of life by giving spaces that can change as they advance throughout everyday life,” the planners finished up. “Much the same as an outside space that continually changes alongside the natural components.”

Assume Design Office additionally referenced customary Japanese engineering in its outline for Airbnb’s workplaces in Tokyo, which includes an arrangement of rooms planned to review the feeling of its encompassing neighborhood.

The studio’s other private tasks incorporate a house with a metal rooftop that totally encompasses the building, and a living arrangement highlighting a larger than average shingle-clad rooftop that sanctuaries a shrouded cultivate.