Gallery: Ogaki House’s Sloping Roof Creates a Safe Haven from Harsh Jap...

Challenged with a narrow lot near the edge of a residential neighborhood, architect Katsutoshi Sasaki visualized a unique home that would take the shape of a triangle to buffer against the winds and keep the interior cool during the summer. The modestly sized
 
Challenged with a narrow lot near the edge of a residential neighborhood, architect Katsutoshi Sasaki visualized a unique home that would take the shape of a triangle to buffer against the winds and keep the interior cool during the summer. The modestly sized Ogaki House looks inward to a small courtyard, and is designed to provide a community core for a family of six to gather.

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  1. cnicolaides May 29, 2014 at 8:57 am

    I love this house. Thanks for sharing. I hope to build in the future and would like more information on this house if you have any.

  2. sixgen July 24, 2011 at 2:37 am

    on http://inhabitat.com/architecture/page/2/ there’s a highly unfortunate truncation.

    it says:
    Ogaki House’s Sloping Roof Creates a Safe Haven from Harsh Japanese

    Now, personally, I don’t think they’re all that Harsh.

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