Gallery: Amazing Mineral House is a Multi-Faceted Micro Home in Japan

 
The "Reflection" concept is expressed through the use of the facets on the inside that reflect light through transparent or translucent surfaces onto opaque surfaces.

Compared to other micro homes in Japan, this three-story, 474 sq ft home could actually be considered quite accommodating. For much of the Western world however, it is still small by comparison. It’s a worthwhile study in design to see how all the necessary amenities can be contained in such a small space — especially considering that the home’s faceted and angled facade does not even take full advantage of its available building area.

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