House in Kashiba

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House in Kashiba | Horibe Associates

Words by mooponto Staff

October 3, 2012

The clients of House in Kashiba requested a bath from which they could gaze out on a courtyard.

We planted a “symbol tree” in the courtyard and designed the bathroom to look out over it.

The courtyard brings light and breezes into the bathroom and kitchen/living/dining room while maintaining privacy for the people inside.

The exterior is a black box with square windows on the southern side.

The windows provide an accent to the facade while also gently linking the exterior and interior of the house.

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Tags: #Courtyards#Kei Sugino#Minimalism#wooden buildings

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