Budget Breakdown: A Tired ‘80s Home in Japan Gets a Bright Remodel For $164K
The two-level, wooden Suita House in Osaka, Japan, was built sometime before 1981, in accordance with now outdated earthquake resistance standards. Since its owners—a couple with two young children—needed to upgrade to meet the current regulations, they decided to give the property an interior overhaul and transform it into a brighter, better-ventilated home that’s more suitable for modern living.
Scaffolding & Waste Removal
Housing Facility Construction
Water & Drainage
|Grand Total: $164,405.44|
Osaka has a high earthquake risk, so Koka City–based architecture and design studio Alts Design Office performed structural renovations and repairs to ensure the house would hold up well if tremors impact its foundations in the future. They then worked to bring in more light, and to modernize the floor plan.
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