Inspiring Outdoors Indoors House in Japan

Be-Fun Design, in collaboration with the folks from EANA, designed the Outdoors Indoors House. This 775 square foot residence is located in Shinagawa-Ku, Japan. The architects tried to give an active couple a home that allows them to enjoy their outdoor activities inside.

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Because they had little space to work with, the architects gave this house a vertical form. The street isn’t visible from the outside which shuts out a lot of light. The solution they came up with was to capture some natural light through the tapered roof, an aspect that pushes daylight throughout the well-ventilated building. While it maintains the height and scale of the surrounding structures, it also contrasts the area’s palette with its white, modern finish.

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The layout of this unique home revolves around a central bathroom which is siting on a storage unit. Designed as an open space, the kitchen, dining and living rooms open up to a generous stretch of glazing and terrace. The rock climbing wall leads up to a tapering which hovers over the communal area. Furthermore the house is furnished in a minimalistic style, but it still manages to encourage community and fun in this residential neighborhood.

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The Outdoors Indoors House is an inspiring and unique home that will take your breath away. It is a warm and welcoming place to call home.{found on homedsgn}