Suburban type Heisei’sKyomachiyaBuilding
Housing that respects Japanese culture
Residence using local cedar and cypress
New construction · Kyomachiya family
Housing that enjoys wood · Japanese modern
Modern wood house
House of wood enjoying interior
Renovation living inherit to home ~ Machiya’s old private house regeneration ~
Kitayama cedar for interior use
Housing that enjoys space


Since our establishment in Meiji 42 (1909), we have created homes to satisfy our clients as a homebuilder of the community.

People and homes are nurtured by the climate and history of the community.
We would like to continue to create homes together with our customers by providing face-to-face homebuilding service where material selection and handwork are valued.

Akira Takeuchi
Representative Director
Takeuchi Komuten Co., Ltd.

About Us

Thank you for visiting our website. At Takeuchi Komuten, we have been creating homes based in the community. “Building homes with Kyoto grown woods” is our slogan, and we collaborate with local foresters to provide face-to-face homebuilding service.

Takeuchi Komuten is involved in afforestation projects and woodcraft classes using locally grown materials as part of our activity to encourage people to know more about trees and woods that we are familiar with, but in a sense distant as well, and to consider them as useful resource. We believe the activities would help reserve well-maintained forests that produce quality materials for future generations.

We strongly hope to keep providing opportunities to experience the pleasant feeling of living in a home made of natural woods.

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Creating a Place to Live.

Takeuchi Komuten has devoted itself to building custom homes.

From Sagano’s historic house to a modern building … every town is like a model house of Takeuchi Building.

We have always created homes to satisfy our clients as a homebuilder of the community.

We will continue to build quality homes in the historical city of Kyoto.

Our Specialty

Since its establishment, Takeuchi Komuten has spent its years together with the people in the community of Saga,Kyoto, a wood and lumber center of the region. We have mainly concentrated on custom homebuilding with our special interest in creating homes made of woods grown in Kyoto. Our building plans invite natural light and breeze into the space while proposing practical and efficient function within the Japanese ambience.

We often recommend sloped ceilings with visible structural design including the beams. It is a way of incorporating an element of change in the rich space. Based on the practical and ecological aspect of traditional Kyoto townhouses, we aim for energy and cost saving homes. It is also our belief that the exterior of the house including the depth of the eaves, color of the walls, and decoration should best match the surrounding environment and follow the traditional details.

Our understanding of a wooden home is a home built with the most appropriate wooden piece in the most appropriate place, and the interior finished with matching materials such as plaster, diatomaceous earth, or eco-friendly wallpaper. We have named our homes made in such way “Kiraku-no-ie (a house to enjoy wood) ”

More and more clients are requesting facilities such as stainless or artificial marble kitchen countertops, doors made of natural wood, or built-in sink counters with mosaic tiles attached, which are the elements reflecting the clients’ special preference. We are ready to respond to such detailed requests, which is only possible in custom-made homes.

It goes without saying that a spirit of craftsmanship and skills of excellence are inevitable in creating such homes.

Attention to wood

Commitment to wood, cedar and hinoki conifers are used for interior materials of construction materials, floors, walls, ceilings, hardwood flooring as a bedding and flooring, Moreover, it is built in the building as building furniture, and other furniture that matches the house with solid wood hardwood is chosen, and the carpentry craftsman of our company selects the material and is making it. These are produced by selecting the owner’s favorite material from among many stock materials in its own warehouse.

We set the price as affordable as necessary for the house of our company’s tree. These innocent materials give comfort to give out the thickness and texture to the house as time goes on.

When I used it on the ground plane of the entrance as requested by the owner to leave the zelkova material that was the ground plane between the deck at the time of rebuilding the house and use it as a part of the new residence, the rustling feeling of the old material I have found that they are blending in new homes (they are increasing in texture). The history and oldness of the building is being reviewed also in renovation of a town house.

And now, the buildings, spaces and designs of the Kyomachiya family and the materials used are being re-recognized as vintage.

Wooden building materials have long been used for wooden buildings, as well as for relocation, for different buildings, for different parts to be used around. Especially, we use the value of the old one and make use of it (reuse) This is the wisdom of the reasonable life of the Kyoto people.

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On the other hand, Kyoto has a climate that creates and accepts innovative things while inheriting traditional things. There are many cultural properties historically in Kyoto, and there are still many Kyomachiyas.

We also have a consciousness as a construction store in Kyoto, work to take care of the old things and take over to the next generation, On the other hand, we have made new attempts and practices such as construction of new wooden buildings using laminated wood and CLT made to expand the consumption of community timber, dealing with pellets using thinned wood of community material etc , And will do further challenge.


Construction example

It is a collection of our proud boasts that has worked on many orders.
With wooden houses as the basis, we also have confidence in construction such as RC construction.

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Construction example

New arrival construction example

  • 2019年4月23日


    「広沢の家」 特徴 京都市右京区広沢の池にほど近い土地に2階建の新築住宅が完成しました。 家族が集まるリビングは吹き抜けで一体感のある空間とし、高い位置に窓を設けることにより、南からの光を取り入れました。 構造材には国産材の杉、桧を使用し、梁は表しで仕上げています。 玄関横にはシュークローゼットと大きなウォークインクローゼットを設けました。 直線的でシャープな印象の内観に、木の温もりの加わったお住まいになりました。 構造 木造2階建て 種別 新築 場所 京都市右京区 基本設計 越前良太デザイン研究所 竣工 平成31年2月 延床面積 131.95㎡(1階:81.78㎡ 2階:50.17㎡)
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  • 2018年12月3日


    「桂坂の家」音楽室とそよ風のある住宅 特徴 京都市西京区桂坂の閑静な住宅地にある新築住宅です。家の中でも楽器演奏が楽しめるよう防音室を建物の中心に配置し、玄関からリビングまで通路を兼ねたパントリーやホールで囲み、くるくると回遊できる楽しいプランになっています。リビングを中心に、家族や友人が程よい距離で過ごせるよう一つ一つの部屋を壁で仕切るのではなく、吹抜けを活かした繋がりのある空間としました。個室のように使える自由度の高い多目的室には、上部にスノコ床のロフトも配置。造作家具、収納計画は家事動線に合わせて配置されています。空気集熱ソーラーシステムそよ風は、省エネで、快適に過ごせる住環境づくりに役立っています。床材には足ざわりの良い無垢の杉材を使用し、壁の白AEP塗装でナチュラルに仕上がりました。リビングの大きな開口から心地よい風を感じられるお住まいになりました。 構造 木造2階建 種別 新築 場所 京都市西京区 設計 FORMA建築研究室 竣工 平成30年8月 延床面積 98.97㎡(1階:52.99㎡ 2階:45.98㎡)
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  • 2018年10月25日


    向日市N邸「蔵の家」リノベーション 特徴 向日市の幹線道から少し外れた旧道にある土壁を漆喰で仕上げた歴史のある建物。先祖代々大切に、現在まで住み継がれています。家族が増え、成長していくにつれ部屋数が必要になってきました。そこで今回、農機具小屋として使用していた蔵を居室へとリノベーション。蔵は母屋と調和の取れた土壁の建物。外観、躯体はそのまま活かし、床は防湿処理の上、断熱し、使いやすい洋間に改修しました。小屋裏空間にはロフトを配置し、元々あった梁は現しにしています。壁面、屋根面に開口を設け、蔵の中に光を取り入れました。新しく玄関やトイレも配置し、快適な住空間に生まれ変わりました。 構造 木造平屋建て 種別 リノベーション 場所 京都府向日市 設計 空間工房 用舎行蔵 竣工 平成30年4月 延床面積 59.58㎡
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