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The second floor is a large room with no pillars. As for the roof, we adopt form that four uplift beams support both ends of one verge to realize design that harmonized with plan of octagon derived from site conditions and extensive interior space There is. "I thought I had to put up pillars and braces in the room at first to support this roof. However, Noriaki Yamada, the architect, said," The timber that makes up the lower part of the roof Thanks to the idea of 'connecting with hardware and fixing the roof frame as an octagonal ring', I realized a clear space ”(Mr. Sekimoto). Stairs are arranged at the center of the second floor, and a story is created in which the panorama of the cherry blossoms spreads in front of the visitor who climbs to the second floor. The wall of this staircase divides the studio space on the second floor into a dining, living room and kitchen area, and also plays a role in preventing cold air from falling down in the functional aspect.