Thursday, October 17, 2013

Kiritoshi House by Sugawaradaisuke

An asymmetric tunnel leads through an all-black facade to a bright and spacious interior at this house in Chiba Prefecture, Japan (+ slideshow).

Designed by Tokyo studio Sugawaradaisuke, Kiritoshi House provides the home for a family of four on the rural perimeter of a residential district in Oamishirasato.

While the black-painted front elevation presents a blank face to the street, the rear features a glazed wall that opens the house out to the neighbouring fields.

“The client’s goal was to link the interior of the house with the scenery outside, letting the family live intimately with the surrounding environment,” said architect Daisuke Sugawara.

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