Photo © Takumi Ota
This is a house for four adults, and the privacy of each individual living in the house was important. ‘Voids’ were used cleverly in the design to allow the light and air in each space. The hose was designed by the same folks, who created a maze in the small apartment in our previous post.

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Photos © Takumi Ota
Who: Naoto Mitsumoto and Naoko Hamana /mihadesign
What: Two-generation residence (4 adults)
Where: Saitama Prefecture
When: June 2009
How: Three-story wood frame construction
Site Area: 1,602 square feet (148.82m²)
Construction Area: 958 square feet (89.01m²)
Total Floor Area: 2,049 square feet (190.39m²)