Nov 18, 2013 / Architecture
Shirasu House by Aray Architecture

Shirasu House is a minimalist house located in Kagoshima, Japan, designed by Aray Architecture. The structure of the residence was constructed using a mixture of volcanic soil mixed with cement. The two-story home accommodates a family of six, and incorporates energy efficient practices for natural heating and cooling. The architects also wanted to use locally sourced bricks for the outer layer. (1)

Name: Shirasu House

Designer: Aray Architecture

Location: Kagoshima, Japan

Year: 2013

Shirasu House is a minimalist house located in Kagoshima, Japan, designed by Aray Architecture. The structure of the residence was constructed using a mixture of volcanic soil mixed with cement. The two-story home accommodates a family of six, and incorporates energy efficient practices for natural heating and cooling. The architects also wanted to use locally sourced bricks for the outer layer.

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