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Record Houses 2005. Kobe, Japan Hiroaki Ohtani Starting with a tiny lot in Kobe, Japan, Hiroaki Ohtani turns rough, stacked concrete beams into the striped and shadowy Layer House By Naomi Pollock In Japan, people have a predilection for white: white rice, white cars, white houses.

Record Houses 2005

Record Houses 2005. Modern Residential Design: Hiroaki Ohtani - Kobe Layer House. Hiroaki Ohtani Kobe Layer House Continuing the last posts stripy theme, which is about all these houses have in common, despite the Japanese link.

Modern Residential Design: Hiroaki Ohtani - Kobe Layer House

This is Hiroaki Ohtani solution to infill in Japan. The house is made up of pre-cast concrete strips, stacked unevenly to allow stairs, furniture and floors to be inserted in the gaps.It's tight, claustrophobic, yet entirely open. Kobe.gif. Kobe-1. Hiroaki Ohtani. Zen-urbaine: Hiroaki OHTANI.