Where form meets function

Makoto Yamaguchi Design build this art gallery/villa on a steep forest slope near the town of Karuizawa, Japan. “A popular weekend retreat for residents of Tokyo,” the forest hosts rich greenery enjoyable by the occupants. The one-story white concrete stands out, especially with the angular construction that evokes a futuristic vessel of some sort. The kitchen sink and bathtub are built inside the concrete for an extremely unique and clean look.

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