The architects organized the open and spacious interior around a dark blue accent wall. Two open-plan floors include split levels, changing ceiling heights and a double-height central area. This variety in ceiling heights aims to accentuate the three-dimensionality of the house. This spatial playfulness also allowsnatural light to spill over from floor to floor and reach the deepest corners of the building. A Japanese-style room on the ground floor serves as a bedroom and a home study and features tatami mats. It also has a bathroom and a small balcony terrace.
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The facade tapers in at one corner where a box-framed window provides views of thecherry tree. The other section of the wall features a smaller opening. Both windows are carefully placed to provide privacy while allowing the residents to enjoy views of the surroundings. Warm red cedar cladding contrasts the adjacent buildings and brings an element of nature to the neighborhood.
+ Atelier Kukka
Photos by Kai Nakamura