Name: Kim House
Designer: Waro Kishi + K. Associates / Architects
Location: Osaka, Japan
Kim House is a minimalist home located in Osaka, Japan, and designed by Waro Kishi + K. Associates / Architects. The residence is located in a densely packed row of neighboring houses. The 807 sqf house has a structure consisting of four steel frames with concrete footings. via
Steel louvers plaster the glazed front facade, which replaced the solid facade with a transparent and open frontage. The first floor contains communal spaces such as the living room, dining room, and kitchen while the upper floors contain living spaces. There is a completely transparent open-air terrace in the back of the home that provides ample natural lighting and fresh air.
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