House in Ohasu kitchen/dining area

A Compact House in Japan Is Defined by Dynamic Arches and Lush Courtyards4/11

The archways progress throughout the interior, leading residents from one room to the next. A second courtyard is situated between the kitchen/dining area and a staircase that leads to the loft. Teak flooring in the kitchen/dining area contrasts with the lime plaster walls, adding warmth to the space.