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This home situated in Hyogo Prefecture in Yamasaki got here to us by way of JA+D (Japan Architecture+Urbanism) and the sunshine-crammed, minimalist area is ideal for the usually-cloudy location that it’s in. Designed by Yo Shimada of Tato Architects, the primary a part of the house is partially sunken within the floor, which incorporates the kitchen, front room, and bedrooms.
The standout options of the home are the three white buildings on the highest of the primary area. Inspired by greenhouses from the close by farms, the hut-like buildings not solely add sq. footage to the home, two of them convey mild into it as properly.
Those two are coated in double layer sheets of translucent polycarbonate that filter mild into the decrease flooring. They additionally speak in confidence to let the recent air escape in the course of the summer time.
Check out that loo with its translucent partitions!
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