Design
Where form meets function

Located in the Tenkawa village of Nara, Japan is a contemporary interpretation of a traditional fishing cabin designed by Japanese architect Masato Sekiya.

Nestled on the sacred Mount Ōmine, the minimalist concrete structure is surrounded by natural elements that overlooks a river, and would prove to be of the highest importance and main influence for the architect’s final design.

Punctuated by a cantilevered deck, the partitioned interior can be transformed to the resident’s needs, as the living room and bedroom can be combined to a single, uninterrupted space. From the road, the structure’s green roof and car park are the only elements of the home that are visible, allowing the living space below to remain open without invading any personal privacy.

Now, this sunken inverted pyramid could become the wildest home in Spain.

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