Yuji Kimura Builds a House for Relaxation in Tokyo

By: Jamie Danielle Munro - Published: • References: yujikimura & designboom
The K House in Tokyo built by Yuji Kimura is a white-washed design, which promotes relaxation with its private patio sections.

According to DesignBoom, "since the owner’s requests included an exterior deck space where they could enjoy fresh air, a challenge arose from the fact that several sides of the design are adjacent to noisy streets." Rising to the challenge, the architects built a large wall on one side, so that the patio area could still receive light, but was cut off enough from the road and cars passing by. For those living in a city, a design such as this is ideal for making the most out of a small space. Moreover, it still allows for the owners to enjoy sunlight, which can be difficult to obtain when trying to block noise.

Photo Credits: designboom, yujikimura Stats for Solitude-Promoting Abodes Trending: This Quarter & Popular
Traction: 2,282 clicks in 22 w
Interest: 1.9 minutes
Concept: Yuji Kimura
Related: 48 examples / 37 photos
Segment: Neutral, 18-55
Comparison Set: 18 similar articles, including: elevated dwelling architecture, structurally halved architecture, and forest-clad office spaces.