Beautifully Simple: The Courtyard House

© Yoshihiro Asada
© Yoshihiro Asada

FORM | Kouichi Kimura Architects took this site in a calm area containing stretching fields and farms, and a west side view of a distant hill, making the site resemble an original Japanese landscape, along with the Torii gate and the approach to an adjacent shrine. This environment was the inspiration for the request of a house that would blend with the scenery while making the best use of the spacious site of about 330 squared meters while incorporating a U-shaped building with courtyard to offer security and privacy. Continue reading “Beautifully Simple: The Courtyard House”