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

 
 The roof raises up from ground level to reduce the impact of seasonal weather— cold winds from the north and hot winds and sun rays from the south.

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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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