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unique wooden box stacked house.
Variouse left over woods attached in peculiar oblique design by artist, Kohei Nawa.
Shared living room, with open kitchen. Big wood table and chairs.
New! KYODO HOUSE for Art of Living
New! KYODO HOUSE for Art of Living
2 guests
1 bedroom
2 beds
1 shared bath
2 guests
1 bedroom
2 beds
1 shared bath
You won’t be charged yet

Hi, this is Hide. Welcome to our new home & share house for "Art of Living". Designed and built by leading artist and enviroment designer in June, 2015. Located in west Tokyo leafy area, Kyodo station(15-20 min train to Shinjuku & Harajuku).

The space

KYODO HOUSE was designed and built in 2015 by leading Japanese artist, Kohei Nawa(SANDWICH ARCHITECTURE) and Low Energy House project. They have created a beautiful house full of sunlight and fresh air, fully utilizing natural energy. Spacious shared living room with a small garden, nice view rooftop, cozy private bedroom.

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This is not a hotel but our home and shared space for “art of living.” Me and my wife, 6 years old daughter and one roommate live here. We occasionally hold events, workshops, parties, etc. You will be sharing the space with us and have a private room in the basement.

We both lived and studied in New York, fluent in English. Friendly, easy going, love to advice you where to go in Tokyo and Japan. I work in advertisment, art and urban permaculture field. My wife works in fashion. Our roommate who works at contemporary art museum. We'll host you like having friends at home.

Please let us know when you mail me.
_your name and age
_what do you do in your country?
_Likes, interests, hobby besides your work
_Purpose of visit to Japan
_Reason to choose our place
_Arrival time at the airport/our house

GOOD for:
Who is interested in culture in a broad sense -art, architecture, design, fashion, social issues, urban permaculture, community, etc.
Open minded, easygoing, not too sensitive about clealiness and noize, loves good food & drinks.

who is too senstive about cleanliness & noize.
We do our best to clean our house but it's not perfect. Since we are living with kid and lots of guests. Also, the basement has no doors to the 1st floor. so noize will be heard when somebody's at the living room.

We look forward to see you!

Guest access

Guest room(see photos)
You will have big private room in the basement with big windows, new mattress. Everything else is shared. Feel free to use the share space like your friend's house.

*For single guests, we might offer a praivate room on the 2nd floor with many windows.
*basement room is open to the 1st floor living room by stairs, no doors, but unseen.
*No smoking inside the house but welcome to smoke at balcony(we also smoke there)

Interaction with guests

Me and my wife are working mostly outside the house, but will be at home in morning, night and weekends.

We look forward to meet interesting guests from all over the world who is open minded and has respect for culture, envorinment, community and society.

Other things to note


Please let us know when you mail me.
_your name and age
_what do you do in your country?
_Likes, interests, hobby besides your work
_Purpose of visit to Japan
_Reason to choose our place
_Arrival time at the airport/our house

*please let us know your arrival time so we can arrange how to give you the key and guidance for the house.

Family/kid friendly
Cable TV
Wireless Internet
Extra people $67 AUD / night after the first guest
Cleaning Fee $61 AUD
Security Deposit $1211 AUD
Weekly Discount: 10%
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Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
2 single beds
House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Check-in is anytime after 7PM

Check in time:
basically, before 9am or after 7pm(weekdays)
Since me & wife are working in daytime.
(sometime my schedule changes, please ask me)

_No smoking inside.
_No shoes inside.
_No noise after 10PM.
_Garbage separation
We will explain to you when you arrive:
(Burnable/Plastic/Can, Bottles)

3 nights minimum stay

32 Reviews

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Biddi User Profile
October 2017
I had a really wonderful experience at kyodo house; Hide and his family and housemates warmly welcomed me into their beautiful home. it's a really relaxing and inspiring environment, I look forward to staying here again. thank you so much.

Jake & Naomi User Profile
April 2016
One of our favorite Airbnb stays so far! The architecture and details are stunning and the house feels calm and beautiful. The hosts gave the perfect experience and are generous with opening their space to strangers. Would love to come back again one day.

Belinda User Profile
December 2015
We really enjoyed our stay here and Hidenori was a wonderful host and showed us around the neighbourhood when we arrived. The location is a close walking distance to the station with plenty of restaurants along the way.

Filip User Profile
September 2015
The host canceled this reservation 44 days before arrival. This is an automated posting.
Hidenori User Profile
Response from Hidenori:
I forgot to block the date for my personal schedule and had a reservation automatically... I've explained to the guest and kindly accepted. Sorry for that!
September 2015

Fabien User Profile
November 2017
We had an amazing time staying with Hide and his family. It was the end of our trip to Japan and we definitely went out on a high! The house is stunning, and only surpassed by the warm welcome we were given during our stay. The location is excellent. About 30 minutes to Harajuku/Shinjuku by train but there are also lots of bars and restaurants near the listing so you don’t need to head into downtown Tokyo in the evening. Hide offered lots of tips and recommendations, and we followed up on these. The highlight was our last night when we went to an oyster restaurant and bar Hide recommended about 15 minutes away from the listing. The food was amazing, and we made friends with the owner and a fellow diner who then proceeded to take us to Hide’s bar recommendation and then to another restaurant to watch some football and enjoy some more food and wine! We’ll remember our visit to Hide’s home for a long time and would love to return. I’d recommend it to anyone staying in Tokyo!

Devon User Profile
October 2017
This place, family, and atmosphere are incredible. I highly recommend this home to anyone looking for a truly unique opportunity to to visit an incredible city in a great country. Hidenori was more than helpful with any question I had in regards to recommendations for adventures and figuring out transportation. I don't think my first visit in Tokyo could have gone smoother.

Carlos User Profile
May 2017
Breathtaking place in lovely Kyodo. Hidenori and his family are very hospitable and made me feel at home. If you want a really distinctive stay where you can relax, this place is perfect for you

Setagaya, JapanJoined in April 2013
Hidenori User Profile

Hi, My name is Hide,
just started Airnbnb.
(haven' got used to it..sorry for late reply).

I've just built my home and share space, "Kyodo House" in Tokyo, Setagaya area designed and by famous artist and Low energy house project.
Live here wirh my wife, 5 years old daugter, one roommate.
so nice, and full of fresh air, greens, art....please come and see!

usually working as creative director, editor,
edited and published contemporary art/urban permaculture related magaine, books etc.
lived and worked in New York right before 9.11
fluent in English! easy going, frank, positive.

love travelling.
(traveled about 40 countries. recently I'm more into Japan rural sides)
love good food and drinks.
(especially sushi and sake, wine and beer)
love friends and families.

Thank you in advance!

Response rate: 80%
Response time: within a day

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