Architect Go Hasegawa collaborated with San Francisco–based company Airbnb to craft this two-story dwelling, clad in Yoshino cedar, as a combination community center and guest accommodation, with the first floor serving as a cozy public area for the townspeople to relax and chat and the second floor providing space for travelers and guests. After House Vision 2016, the prototype will be moved to the town of Yoshino and listed on Airbnb.
A Minimal Wooden House Filled With Natural Sunlight By mA-Style Architects
Japanese architecture studio mA-style architects designed the 'Light Walls House', a minimal home with wooden roof beams that diffuse natural sunlight in a unique way. Located in a residential area in Toyokawa, the sun-drenched interiors consist of four individual boxes that act as private spaces and can be entered via ladders
This Carlsbad home has a tertiary space that space is known in traditional Japanese homes as the "engawa.” To sustain a unified look throughout, the floor and ceiling are clad in ipe wood. Phttp://www.dwell.com/house-tours/article/house-week-secret-fortress-next-door