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Creative Origami House In Japan Combines A Distinct Silhouette With Modern Minimalism

Japan often creates some of the most original, ingenious, and at times quirky homes on the planet that charm you with their innate simplicity and inventive form. The captivating Origami House in Mie, Japan fits this billing perfectly, as its unique silhouette draws your attention instantly while combining brilliant aesthetics with perfect functionality. Designed to serve the needs of a newlywed couple, the house obviously takes its inspiration from the art of Origami, which is now renowned across the globe. Reinterpreting classic Japanese design in a contemporary fashion, the Origami House stands out visually with ease.

Origami House in Japan by TSC Architects

Located on a lot of 251 square meters, the house itself just occupies 146 square meters and makes smart use of whatever space is on offer. The special roof designed by Yoshiaki Tanaka of TSC Architects for the house is not just about painting a pretty picture alone. It helps give the homeowners private spaces on the deck outside while shielding the house from harsh sunlight and taking the brunt of the impact caused by strong winds in the region. Designed to withstand even mild earthquakes, the Origami roof sure helps solve many design conundrums in one go.

Unique exterior of the cool Origami house in JapanStunning silhouette of the Origami House in JapanExterior landscape is kept simple and minimalBeautifull concealed entrance to the unique house in JapanOrigami styled, tent-shaped roof offers ample shade to the houseOpen floor plan living area uses neutral huesKitchen and dining area design make serving easyLarge glass doors connect the interior with the deck outsideLiving room and dining area with a warm fireplace

On the inside, one sees a stylish modern home that embraces a semi-minimal style with ease. White walls and wooden surfaces dominate the space in a style that is typically Japanese. An open living area is housed on the lower level, while the top floor contains the bedroom and the bathroom. Large glass walls ensure that the wooden deck outside becomes an integral part of the living area. This fabulous house turns out to be the showstopper in a picturesque village surrounded by mountains!

Contemporary interior of the Origami house embraces a minimal lookSleek modern kitchen with white countertops and wooden cabinetsSmall workspace in the living roomCool lighting and iconic lamps like the PH light take over at nightIndoor design that makes maximum use of vertical spaceMinimal and elegant inetriors of the Japanese house with shoji screensCreative use of landscape shapes the Origami HouseContemporary Japanese home with creative designCircular stone wall provides an interesting contrast to the sleek homeA look at the gorgeous Origami House after sunset

Sherry Nothingam
Sherry is a blogger who loves to live her life to the fullest. She enjoys everything associated with design, décor and stylish modern trends. Born in California, Sherry has grown up on open ranches and in a wild setting, which has defined her taste for design and developed her interest in examining how structures and homes interact with the beauti[...]

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