YOMOGINO RYOKAN
HOT SPA

 Ryuichi Sasaki + Sasaki Architecture

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Architects
Ryuichi Sasaki, Sasaki Architecture

Location
JAPAN

Category
SPA

Year
2011

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Yomogino Ryokan (Japanese Style-Inn), in Fukushima, Japan, decided to renovate their hot spring spa after damaged of the 2011 off the Pacific coast of Tohoku Earthquake.

Completion is 5 month anniversary after the quake. The Place faces Yomogi Mountain in Fukushima, Japan and can experience the great view of the four seasons.

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It was also one of the focuses how it has relationship with several detached building of the ryokan (Japanese Style-Inn) in foot, luxuriating change of the four seasons.

The form of a mountain and the roof form of a detached building are reflected in the hot spring spa’s water surface, and it makes it mingle with an internal wall and the form of a ceiling.

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© Courtesy of Ryuichi Sasaki + Sasaki Architecture

 A ceiling and a wall are the bronze color aluminum panels by season-proof high alumite processing.

It exists, while the form of five ceilings shifts. Indirect illumination is effectively contained in the portion of this gap.


ceiling plan
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