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Pixelated Mesh-Wrapped Garden Spruces Up an Urban Home in Japan

Posted By Tafline Laylin On October 27, 2011 @ 8:43 am In Architecture | No Comments

Koseki, Koseki Architect, Oh, Osaka, Japan, mesh, pixelated, home garden, urban garden, daylighting, natural ventilation, small footprint, green design, sustainable design, eco-design [4]

The designers placed the small garden adjacent to the Oh family’s small, naturally-finished home, where window slices permit a soft infusion of daylight [5] and ensure constant views of the new garden. Sliding glass doors further ensconce the connection between the built and natural environment and send a breeze circulating throughout the house.

When living in a city lacking abundance of all things green, a simple intervention like this beautiful garden really can create the happiness that often comes with being close to nature.

+ Koseki Architecture Office [1]

All images © Toshihide Kajiwara

Via Designboom [6]

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[1] Koseki Architect Office: http://www.koseki-aa.jp/cn13/pgOH.html

[2] pixelated work of art: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pixelation

[3]  : http://inhabitat.com/pixelated-mesh-wrapped-garden-spruces-up-an-urban-home-in-japan/oh-residence-koseki-architects-1/?extend=1

[4] Image: http://inhabitat.com/wp-content/blogs.dir/1/files/2011/10/Oh-Residence-Koseki-Architects-1.jpg

[5] daylight: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Daylighting

[6] Designboom: http://www.designboom.com/weblog/cat/9/view/17244/koseki-architect-office-oh-residence.html

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