by sofia lekka angelopoulou

yuji tanabe architects has completed sasameza, a commercial block in kamakura, japan, comprising two twin, two-story buildings built from local wood. situated on yuigahama dori, a central street lined with double-roof stores that set the scale of the neighborhood, the building also incorporates a double roof / double girder on the inside of its façade…

Reblogged from designboom

Image courtesy of Yuji Tanabe Architects