Minimal Home on a Narrow Plot in Japan

By Patrick Sisson
A Japanese architect creates multi-use miracles with a home just wider than a big rig.
A small space wedged between homes in Okazaki, in South Central Japan, the plot was narrower than some inner-city alleys. But when architect Katsutoshi Sasaki was presented with the challenge of carving out a home for a two-child family in what was ostensibly leftover land, he pivoted.

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