This is a place worth staying if you are in Japan. House of Light by artist James Turrell and architect Daigo Ishii was constructed in traditional sukiya style, with a pillared verandah and gently slanting gabled and hipped roofs. The house glows against the darkening sky.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

via Daigo Ishii + Future-scape Architects
 
Who: James Turrell and Daigo Ishii
What: A Japanese guesthouse conceived by an American artist
Where: Tokamachi, Niigata Prefecture
When: 2000

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