Spiral Family House With Roof Garden on Awaji Island in Japan
Outside of installing solar panels, we’ve rarely seen a roof dual-purposed to such a useful end. Write-up from designboom.
to make use of the site to its maximum extent, ryuichi ashizawa architect & associates planned the house and its landscape at the same time. exploring a more primitive approach based on family gathering, the architects’ design resulted in a spiral, continuous plan that is in contact with the exterior at all sides, with rooms such as storage and bedroom on its fringes.
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