Gallery: Micro House in Tokyo Built On a Single Car Space


We’ve reported on a number tiny houses in Japan that are nearly the size of a parking space, but this is the first house we’ve seen that has literally been built on a plot intended for a single car. Side Architects is a firm that specializes is micro homes, and when a client approached them for the design of a structure on a mini pie-shaped lot next to a busy Tokyo street, they knew exactly what to do. Capitalizing on all available space, every corner of the three-story home is utilized, with south facing floor-to-ceiling windows and a transparent interior moderating the packed dimensions.

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  1. nene March 28, 2014 at 10:58 pm

    This case study has been one of the iconoclasts of KJ kyosho jutaku. From the view point of a photographer taking interior shoots, there must be some panning.

  2. Jerry Sessions November 18, 2012 at 10:32 am

    Wish there were better pics of the kitchen, bath and the rest of the interior. The arty shots of the steps are cute but pretty worthless.

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