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    S-House – A Small Functional Family Home from Japan by Kazuteru Matumura

S-House – A Small Functional Family Home from Japan by Kazuteru Matumura

This property from Yamatokoriyama in the Nara Prefecture of Japan has been built to meet the needs of a family. The house is set on the corner plot of a built-up residential area.

Rather […]

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    House of 33 Years – A Showcase in Flexible Design and Future Use

House of 33 Years – A Showcase in Flexible Design and Future Use

This quaint contemporary home can be found in Nara city in the Nara Prefecture of Japan. The project has been dubbed “The House of 33 Years” and was completed back in 2013.

Local architects, […]

  • SHINBOHON HOUSE K - Yuichi Yoshida & Associates - Japan - Exterior - Humble Homes
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    Shinnohon House K – A Contemporary Family Home from Japan’s Suburbs

Shinnohon House K – A Contemporary Family Home from Japan’s Suburbs

This project from Japan involved the rebuilding of an existing suburban home. Based on the surrounding properties, it looks to be a significant rebuild, as it’s not clear if any of the existing home […]

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    A Contemporary Apartment for People and Cats by ALTS Design Office

A Contemporary Apartment for People and Cats by ALTS Design Office

This apartment was redesigned for a “husband who is keen on furniture and a wife who loves plants”. The property is set within a building that overlooks lake Biwa from Otsu in the Shiga […]

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    Olioli House – A Family Home Inspired by Nature from Mitaka, Tokoyo

Olioli House – A Family Home Inspired by Nature from Mitaka, Tokoyo

Set on a site surrounded by chestnut trees in Mitaka, Tokoyo, this small unassuming house has been dubbed Olioli by the client. Its name refers to the Japanese saying of “shiki-olioli”, which translates as […]