Actually Japan is remarkable in the architecture of the house, such as earthquake-resistant houses in Sendai, japan by Apollo Architects. But the March 11, 2011, a massive earthquake in Japan, 8.9 including the largest earthquake in 20 years, After the Tsunami waves hit the mainland Sendai cruel. How can state our brothers over there? If we look at the television glass, modern houses are sturdy and designed to withstand earthquakes devastated by the Tsunami waves hit. When viewing video amateur events of the earthquake and tsunami in Japan, actually no time after an earthquake occurs, homes, buildings and many buildings do not collapse and crumble. Skyscrapers, modern houses, villas, and buildings all just sway. Everything has been planned and designed earthquake-resistant housing. But in a few minutes of All the houses and buildings hit by the tsunami waves that devastated.
Like this house, situated in the city of Sendai. This house is clear Sendai earthquake-resistant housing that encased in concrete grounds to give residents a sense of privacy and security.
The outer walls of the building were made from reinforced concrete, externally insulated due to the cold northern climate, were also lined with a photocatalyst that gave them a white gleam. The sleek and lightweight impression created by the sharp profile of the eaves and small, sleeve-like walls detached from the building proper – both designed in order to soften the heaviness of the reinforced concrete – were another distinctive feature of the house
A central courtyard situated in front of the entrance to the house on the first floor, while another courtyard that adjoined the south side of the family room also referred to the outdoor deck. A sense of continuity with the raised tatami-floored space was established. The use of unfinished concrete for the interior walls and ceilings allowed the impression of a gleaming, black hardness in relation to the white façade. A contrast between the interior and exterior of the house was created. Climbing the staircase to the second floor while gazing out at the maple trees in the central courtyard, a bedroom had into view. Going up another short flight of steps, there were the children’s room, bathroom, and a spacious balcony. By creating numerous intermediate zones that straddle the inside and outside of the house, the living environment all could be enjoyed throughout the building.
Apollo Design Association is a modern house designed earthquake-resistant strong and sturdy. May the earthquake and tsunami disaster in Japan is last. It all becomes normal, the modification of Japanese houses by the developed and developing countries to make safe and quiet.