The Kohga House by Takayama Architects

 - Mar 6, 2010   Updated: Jul 21 2011
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Kohga house is a wooden abode located in Kōka, Japan, a region where Kōga-ryū, a school of ninjutsu, originated in 16th century. The modern cube structure stands out next to its traditionally designed neighbors.

Clad in clandestine black, the Kohga house was designed by Yoshihisa Takayama of Takayama Architects. The two-story home is a single family residence made of a burnt wood frame. The interior boasts several beautiful exposed natural wood beams.

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