Gallery: Japan’s Omotenashi House to Promote a Self-Sufficient Lifestyl...

Further ideas added into the design intended to aid the residents in their daily life include a "veggie factory", where various salads can be grown under LED lighting in shelving incorporated into one of the walls. A further nod to self-sufficiency can be detected in the choice of a small paddy field instead of a front lawn. It is hoped the residents can grow half of their yearly rice requirements on their doorstep.

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