Simply Sustainable

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February 2, 2009
Originally published in Modern on the Inside
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  Architect Tadashi Murai designed this remote retreat for a Tokyo transplant who abandoned his corporate existence.
    Architect Tadashi Murai designed this remote retreat for a Tokyo transplant who abandoned his corporate existence.
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  In Japan, where the average life span of a building is about 25 years, using basic materials like plywood was essential to Murai’s design.
    In Japan, where the average life span of a building is about 25 years, using basic materials like plywood was essential to Murai’s design.
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  The resident, a Tokyo transplant, commissioned architect Tadashi Murai to create a fully-equipped structure that comes with its own power, heating and cooling, water, and waste-disposal systems.
    The resident, a Tokyo transplant, commissioned architect Tadashi Murai to create a fully-equipped structure that comes with its own power, heating and cooling, water, and waste-disposal systems.
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  Other configurations of architect Tadashi Murai's modular design.
    Other configurations of architect Tadashi Murai's modular design.
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