The Koya No Sumika house by mA-style architects is located in the coastal city of Yaizu, Japan. The design studio marries an aged structure with its contemporary extension to create a modernist dream home concept.
The one-storey Koya No Sumika house is designed for a young couple who requested a quiet and modest living space. The minimalist home "provides its residents with autonomous living spaces designed to maintain a significant relationship with the original construction."
The home's triangular design and inverted V roof is juxtaposed with a linear element, resembling a white shadow box. The structure features a partially transparent corridor that runs through a shared garden space while connecting together the home's original shell and newly built extension.
The residence is made up of a spacious kitchen and living area, bedrooms and a number of multi-purpose attic spaces that provide its inhabitants with endless storage.
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