This Japanese house in barn style located on a hillside in Hamamatsu City, Japan. Because of the site, this house gains dramatic views of the sea and skyline. The house design was created by Yukiharu & Association , a Japanese architecture firm. This three-storey house building made from wood and concrete is a conglomeration of workshop and home. It has a wide open space inside, with exposed wood pillars to create a “workshop” flair; while the main floor clad with glass walls to admit natural light from outside. The glass walls then reduce the line between out and inside.
From outside, the house has a glowing effect, for the illumination from inside permeate out through the slat-style façade. As for the roof, it’s made from gleaming steel shingles. Yukiharu kept the Japanese architecture by applying sliding shoji screens which divide horizontal interior space.
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