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Amazing Green-Walled Japanese Bathroom Answers Nature’s Call

Posted By Helen Morgan On July 23, 2014 @ 1:44 pm In Architecture,Botanical,carousel showcase,gallery,green Interiors | 1 Comment

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Botanical artist Makoto Azuma [1] recently teamed up with Naruse-Inokuma Architects [2] to design a beautiful bathroom [3] that is overflowing with leafy green foliage! The temporary space was installed at Tokyo’s House Vision Expo [4], and it consists of clear glass floors, green walls covered in leaves, and contrasting clean white fixtures. Literally translated, its name gokujo no heya means “room of exquisiteness.”

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Makoto Azuma [1] and Naruse-Inokuma Architects [2] worked with window manufacturer YPP AP [5] and toilet maker TOTO [6] to create the conceptual bathroom. They sought to envision what a bathroom might look like if they devoted all their resources to that one single space, seeing as it is so often a neglected space. Their final work certainly pays off, as its one of the most incredible interior spaces we’ve ever seen.

+ Makoto Azuma [1]

+ Naruse-Inokuma Architects [2]

+ Tokyo’s House Vision Expo [4]

Images courtesy of Makoto Azuma

Via Gizmodo [7]


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[1] Makoto Azuma: http://azumamakoto.com/

[2] Naruse-Inokuma Architects: http://www.narukuma.com/main.html

[3] bathroom: http://inhabitat.com/tag/green-bathroom/

[4] Tokyo’s House Vision Expo: http://house-vision.jp/

[5] YPP AP: http://www.ykkap.co.jp/

[6] TOTO: http://inhabitat.com/toto-toilet-company-unveils-toilet-bike-neo-a-poo-powered-motorcycle/

[7] Gizmodo: http://gizmodo.com/5988905/a-crazy-garden-bathroom-classes-up-your-drunken-relief

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