Overlooking two different valleys from its top of the mountain location the House in The Pyrenees features an interesting series of interior horizontal partitions supported by two vertical containers.
The double height foyer and the terrace are considered the main spaces – the first one because of its grandeur and the second one thanks to all the time the young family spends here. Wood and stone were used as the primary materials to give the residential structure a warm comfortable feeling but also keep it close to nature.
Japanese architecture never fails to amuse us with the fantastic concepts they have for designing homes. The Wind Dyed House is one such brilliant example of Japanese architecture. Created by architect Kazuhiko Kishimoto the house overlooks the ocean cliffs in Yokosuka Kanagawa Japan. The house almost appears embedded within the terrain because of its low-lying nature and unique design.
Located in in Fukushima Japan the contemporary residence was intentionally lifted above ground to offer its dwellers additional entertainment spaces. Outdoor activities are widely encouraged by the space under the house – a large multifunctional area loved by the children as well as the parents.
At dusk this impression wanes as the glow from the horizontal slit windows and the vertical glass slots animates the street façade. The aluminum appears more as a screen than a mass and invites the eye toward but not into the house.