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.
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Yuji Kimura Builds a House for Relaxation in Tokyo
1. Solitude-promoting Abodes - Designing homes with private patio spaces that offer relaxation and block out noise.
1. Architecture - Innovating house designs that prioritize privacy and tranquility within urban environments.
2. Interior Design - Creating interior spaces that maximize sunlight and exclude noise, providing a sense of solitude.
3. Real Estate - Developing properties with unique features like private patio areas that cater to the growing demand for peaceful living spaces.