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Fujiwaramuro Architects’ House in Hanoura is Surrounded by Artificial Hills and Breezy Rice Fields

Posted By Ana Lisa On May 8, 2013 @ 11:59 am In Architecture,carousel showcase,Daylighting,Design,Gallery,Green Interiors | 1 Comment

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Perhaps the most unique aspect of this house is a number of small hills [1] that surround it and provide a depth perception to the flat landscape when looking out. A nice detail is that the architects made each family member choose trees or shrubs they liked, and plant them next to the hills. The interiors are light, airy [2], and made from local wood.

The life of the family centers on the LDK (living-dining-kitchen area), a space in close connection with the surrounding nature. From the LDK inhabitants could feel a passing breeze [3] thanks to cross-ventilation and admire the peaceful views an all four directions. And the liberated atmosphere gets even better, there are so few passersby in the rural area [4] that the house don’t even need curtains!

+ Fujiwaramuro Architects [5]

Via Arch Daily [6]

Photos by Fujiwaramuro Architects [5]

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[1] hills: http://inhabitat.com/massive-aluminum-mountains-in-japan-illustrate-how-climate-change-works/

[2] interiors are light, airy: http://inhabitat.com/organic-japanese-shell-residence-wraps-around-a-centenarian-fir-tree/

[3] breeze: http://inhabitat.com/pieta-linda-auttilas-sculptural-wisa-wooden-design-hotel-in-helsinki-is-encased-in-bent-wood/

[4] rural area: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hanoura,_Tokushima

[5] + Fujiwaramuro Architects: http://www.aplan.jp/

[6] Arch Daily: http://www.archdaily.com/345779/house-in-hanoura-fujiwarramuro-architects/

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