Gallery: Angular Wooden Bihoro House in Japan Used as a Model For Ecolo...

When dealing with the Japanese culture, there are many things that can get lost in translation (just ask Bill Murray), but lucky for us, the Bihoro House in Japan speaks for itself. Promoted by the country's Ministry of Environment as an example of good ecological housing, the triangular house by Hiroshi Horio Architects is the one of the loveliest Japanese designs we've featured on Inhabitat. Apart from metal cladding on the outside of a common area that connects three triangle pieces, the home features a lot of (hopefully certified) timber that gives it a fresh, evergreen ambience even in the snowy winters.

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