Kitchen and living area of Shell House by Tono Mirai Architects.

This Curvaceous Timber and Earth Cabin Blends Into a Japanese Forest11/24

A small kitchen island sits opposite a rammed earth fireplace. “This home is a very delicate balance of materials and form,” says architect Tono Mirai. “My design concept is not to add anything extra, and I aim to construct earth walls in a very sophisticated and contemporary way.”

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