In addition to publishing articles on both sides of the Pacific, Naomi Pollock is the author of five books, including Made in Japan: 100 New Products. An architect by training, Pollock now lives in Tokyo, just a stone's throw from the home featured in "All Wrapped Up" (November 2012). "While visiting the residence, I marveled at how much fun the clients' kids have growing up in a house made of stairs."

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