Where form meets function

Japanese office Kengo Kuma designed the Water Cherry House located in a national park on top of a cliff overlooking the eastern coast. The private residence is composed of a series of gabled-roof units tied together by an exterior pathway holding a strong relationship to a natural water feature. The interior makes use af the characteristic Japanese tatami, rice paper walls and patterned cielings. The exterior expansive glass fronts mirror the sky and surrounding trees as they disappear into the ocean’s horizon.

Take a look at the Water Cherry House in the gallery above.

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