If you looking for corner lot house plan ideas, this corner lot house sure will be your first list to duplicate the detail architectural design. This cornet lot house has Japanese style architecture. This modern corner block double story house design has many unique detail design structure for your inspiration. All unique detail design and room layout arrangement created for this cool modern home really perfect for corner lot house plans.
Modern Corner Lot House Detail Architectural Design
First unique detail design is the corner entrance house plan. Although this single family detached house facing two streets that intersected, the entrance door so to speak located at rear of house. Not the whole of lot area was set up with house building. The lot itself shaped like a scalene triangle. Less than half of land intended as outdoor area with no building structure. The outdoor area that free from house building becomes a carport. In front of the carport, entrance exists.
Second unique detail of this contemporary residence is its minimalist exterior appearance. Tall walls with almost no openings built; facing both of crossroads. From the street level, this intersection house seems like a fortress or swiftlet house. With grey corrugated metal wall cladding, the exterior of the home feel stiff and solid. The tall walls intended to protect dweller privacy. Situated in condensed built environment and dense population neighborhoods, privacy become core factor to design this house, both plan layout and architectural dimension.
Third unique detail is internal courtyard garden creation. The indoor courtyard garden created from enclosed tall walls at the angled site. While minimizing the openings so it become like a fortress at the outside, small courtyard inside house become source of day lighting, and natural ventilation (rich natural air flowing freely inside the house). The beautiful courtyard inside the house act as a buffer zone.
Fourth unique architectural form of this corner lot house with indoor courtyard is a shaped exterior wall cut off. An acute angle formed because the intersection between two tall protection walls was cut off. The angled shape of cutting off form brings beautiful exterior house appearance. Stiff and solid building appearance is soften because the cutting off element. More air and light freely penetrate the interior of this corner lot house. From inside of the house, outside scenery can be seen from second floor. The cut off structure act like deformed roof structure of this Modern Courtyard House.
Corner Lot House Plan Idea
Fifth is the corner lot house plan room configuration layout. Infrequently room arrangement implemented for this modern Japanese house plan. Usually for modern home design, first floor is for social/communal space while second floor is for private space. In order to bring maximal protection and privacy, reverse room arrangement made. In this 105.16 sqm two-story house plan, a living room, kitchen, dining, and water sections placed in second floor. Bedrooms and other private rooms located in the first floor. A split level stair placed in the genkan (entrance of the house), so everyone can be directly go upstairs to relax in the living room.
There is a deadlocked hallway between children bedroom and Japanese tatami room. The deadlocked hallway become toilet/powder room, so no need to go upstairs if you have to go to bathroom. What a clever corner lot house plan room layout isn’t it?
One of lovely decorating element of in this small modern house is the cherry blossom trees. The cherry blossom trees planted on the inner courtyard of the house. The cherry blossom trees are really tall. Its height become natural partition between outside and inside the house. Huge glass windows easily installed because the inner courtyard as buffer zone bring full protection inside the house.
Overall, entire interior of this small home has minimalist style. It consist of white walls and ceilings, then combine with solid hardwood flooring. While this corner lot house structure is wood, black metal stair bring a contrast color. The Genkan – ?? with doma – ?? design is simple but lovely. The genkan is tataki (???); made with polished cement floor. Shoes cabinet look hanging because placed between dirt floor (doma) and hardwood flooring tha has different height.
Source & credit: Kenta Eto Atelier Architects