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

 
The white exterior makes the geometric house shine at night while reflecting heat during day.

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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