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Designed by MDS for an aged couple trying to depart the town behind, the Yatsugatake Villa has a farm permitting the householders to develop their very own greens. The home is located on the foot of Mt. Yatsugatake, the place it will get actually scorching in the summertime and really chilly within the winter, making for particular changes to the design plan.
Being situated in a spot with harsh climate circumstances, the architects paid particular consideration in order that the residents wouldn’t should depend on air con in the summertime and warmth within the winter. The construction is fan-formed and opens up in the direction of the south permitting the house to be flooded with daylight all through the day. Come the recent summer time months and the prolonged roof offers a shade for the inside.
Giant home windows on each the north and south sides of the house confide in present pure cooling on the within.
The best way the home is laid out, it permits for the rooms to unfold into one another offering a cohesive plan.
The inside is crammed with heat, pure woods and white partitions offering a comfortable and easy aesthetic.
Photographs by Toshiyuki Yano.