Residence in Kurakuen
This house with a pool on its first-floor terrace is by Japanese firm NRM-Architects Office and overlooks a stream in Hyougo, Japan. Residence in Kurakue is divided into a house on the east side and an office on the west that sits over a garage. The office has its own facilities and independent access via a narrow concrete stairwell. The building faces south to capture the best views and has sweeping terraces that overhang by 2.5 metres to prevent glare into the rooms below. A roof-terrace with views over the adjacent properties is accessed via a staircase that rises over the shallow pool on the upper storey. All photographs are by Eiji Tomita. Here’s some more from the architect: Residence in Kurakuen This building is fixed on the site so that most construction is so. It has a site and interaction necessarily that it is fixed on the site. I formed the frame of the building by talking with a site and schemed that the interaction took you as construction, and it was generated good environment. I do not see the site where this building stands from front road at an extreme flag-shaped site. The level gr...


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  • tapsheen
    tapsheen commented
    Lovely so it is
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  • sebastian curtis
    sebastian curtis commented and updated 2 media
    Wow what a modern living space I would love to live there
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