Home for All in Tsukihama / SANAA

© Courtesy of Home-for-All. Kazuyo Sejima + Ryue Nishizawa / SANAA: Home-for-All in Tsukihama, Miyatojima.

5 Years after the Tohoku earthquake and tsunami that hit the eastern coast of Japan in March 11th 2011, some of the buildings completed under the Home-for-All program started by architect Toyo Ito in response to the disaster.

Home for All in Tsukihama by SANAA technical information

  • Architects:  SANAA  | Profile of SANAA
  • Location: Tsukihama, Miyatojima, Japan
  • Typology : Workspace for fishery, Resting place
  • Area : 72m2
  • Structure : Steel, Wood / 1 story
  • Structure Design : SAP / Sasaki and Partners
  • Evocative topics: Shelter, Emergency
  • Project Year: 2014
  • Images :  © Courtesy of Home-for-all © SANAA Architects
  • Source : Home-For-All

We proposed a place to rest and work that can be used for various activities. A resting place that is open to the sea and that can accommodate a place to work for several people.

– SANAA

Home for All in Tsukihama Photographs
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© Courtesy of Home-for-All. Kazuyo Sejima + Ryue Nishizawa / SANAA: Home-for-All in Tsukihama, Miyatojima.

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© Courtesy of Home-for-All. Kazuyo Sejima + Ryue Nishizawa / SANAA: Home-for-All in Tsukihama, Miyatojima.

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© Courtesy of Home-for-All. Kazuyo Sejima + Ryue Nishizawa / SANAA: Home-for-All in Tsukihama, Miyatojima.

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© Courtesy of Home-for-All. Kazuyo Sejima + Ryue Nishizawa / SANAA: Home-for-All in Tsukihama, Miyatojima.

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© Courtesy of Home-for-All. Kazuyo Sejima + Ryue Nishizawa / SANAA: Home-for-All in Tsukihama, Miyatojima.

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© Courtesy of Home-for-All. Kazuyo Sejima + Ryue Nishizawa / SANAA: Home-for-All in Tsukihama, Miyatojima.

About House For All Project

HOME-FOR-ALL is a program which gives shelter for those who lost their homes or jobs in the Great East Japan Earthquake on March 11th 2011.

They are spaces where people can get together and build a new community life. In the weeks following the earthquake a group of architects, lead by Toyo Ito, Kazuyo Sejima, and Riken Yamamoto established a volunteer organization working with younger architects to help make a difference and build HOME-FOR-ALL community houses in the disaster area.

 The HOME-FOR-ALL community houses are built in the areas of temporary housing and fishing harbors. The usage of the houses range from gathering spaces for people who live in temporary housing, places for communities to recover, play spaces for kids and bases to rebuild the agriculture and fishery industry.

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Cite this article: "Home for All in Tsukihama / SANAA," in ArchEyes, March 11, 2016, http://archeyes.com/home-tsukihama-sanaa/.