REFINE ARCHITECTURE

The architect,Koji Huji has built 5 enviroment house tentatively in Ohyamazaki,Chouchikukyo is the corpus of them and famouse as the house adapted to the japanese climate and lifestyle of the day.He showed the method of design based on enviroment technology.
After he researched the climate of western countries and cities,he compared it with japanese climate.Then,he declared the best confortable thermal enviroment for human.
Combination of Zashiki(Japanese style of sitting which people sits on the floors)and western style of sitting on chairs.All made by natural materials.House built in the style of a tes-ceremony house and in the international style of design.

A mixture of two different cultures.
He suggestes these 3 points for japanese house:

1.passive architectural plan and design approached with science
2.use of natural materials
3.mixing European style int Japanese style

Cool tube is an airway carrying the air from west side of the building to the living room.The heated air cols down by the earth temprature.The gateway of the tube is inplanted in the step of the Tatami.

Engawa is a sun room.This room has nice view and full filling natural lighting,because is replaced the 3 of walls into windows.This room become the buffer,Defences the heat in summer,and gains the direct sunshine in winter.

Air in the house flows out to the ettice through the vent established on the ceiling or RANMA(transom window).
Airway connecting underground and the attic also assembles the air to the attic.These faculties supply good ventilation of the indoor spaces.

Engawa is a sun room.This room has nice view and full filling natural lighting,because is replaced the 3 of walls into windows.This room become the buffer,Defences the heat in summer,and gains the direct sunshine in winter.

Air in the house flows out to the ettice through the vent established on the ceiling or RANMA(transom window).
Airway connecting underground and the attic also assembles the air to the attic.These faculties supply good ventilation of the indoor spaces.