uniting with nature
Tono Mirai Architects celebrates the opening of a manufacturing facility and café at Oyaki Farm, an agricultural space exterior Nagano City. The design workforce notes that the place takes its title from a kind of dumpling fabricated from the wheat and greens which have grown all through the area since Japan’s historic Jōmon interval, which noticed the beginnings of agriculture following the early hunter-gathering period.
The work is thus designed to rejoice the heritage of its web site. The workforce explains: ‘This structure additionally goals to be a spot the place ‘the structure that was born and returns to the earth’ over a very long time of tens of hundreds of years — utilizing lumber produced within the prefecture and surplus soil from development websites.’
photographs courtesy Tono Mirai Architects
rammed-earth at oyaki farm
With its new constructing at Oyaki Farm, Tono Mirai Architects prioritizes the usage of native, pure supplies together with conventional development methods together with timber and rammed earth. With this technique, the architects evoke ‘reminiscences of the earth,’ whereas without delay looking for to ‘uplift’ the pure context by its sustainable spirit. The work is split between its two packages — the manufacturing facility and the café — which signify each the pure environment and the neighborhood. In plan, these distinct features are organized between two circles, all enclosed by an arcing roof which displays the light peaks of the encompassing mountains past.
structure by tono mirai
Tono Mirai Architects realizes its Oyaki Farm manufacturing facility and café with a construction of cypress and cedar. The workforce describes the development: ‘The north facet is a glass curtain wall with cedar drum pillars with a most size of seven meters. The Cedar beams and purlin on high of the radiating cypress beams, a rafter and roof with a 3 meters overhang of the eaves have been hand-carved by a neighborhood carpenter with out the usage of a cane. It’s achieved with Japanese conventional craftsmanship methodology fan rafters within the nook roof.’