Long Tall House in Tokyo is a five-story basement home with three stories showing on the southwest side. The house is built between two streets, and the height difference between the streets is about 11.5 feet. The basement floor faces the northeast.

Long Tall House was designed by a young architecture firm called SPACESPACE founded by Tappei Itou and Takanori kagawa, both from Tokyo Institute of Technology.

What: A residence
Where: Meguro-ku, Tokyo
When: 2006 (completion)
How: Reinforced concrete and wood frame construction
Site Area: 716 square feet (66.49m²)
Total Floor Area: 1105 square feet (102.69m²)

Two views showing the northeast facade.

Views showing the southwest facade.

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