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* Residential Architecture: House in Futako-Shinchi by Tato Architects

Posted by the editors on Tuesday, 3 July 2012

Residential Architecture:  House in Futako-Shinchi by Tato Architects: “..Wooden stairs climb up through a narrow lightwell inside this house by Japanese studio Tato Architects..Located in Kanagawa, Japan, the house contains three storeys with split levels, some of which are connected by small wooden step-boxes..A glass-fronted bathroom is at the uppermost level and opens out onto a rooftop courtyard..The main bedroom is slightly sunken underground on the lowest level and is lined with timber..The house is positioned at the end of a long driveway and has a charred cedar facade..”  Interesting interior volumes, abundant wood, ample glazing, natural light, roof terrace..

See our posts on two other homes by Tato Architects:

image: Mitsutaka Kitamura; article: Dezeen

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