muji's vertical house in tokyo accommodates city living
muji's vertical house in tokyo accommodates city living
oct 05, 2014
muji's vertical house in tokyo accommodates city living


muji’s vertical house in tokyo accommodates city living
all images courtesy of muji

 

 

 

japanese retail company muji has designed a dwelling in tokyo that caters to the needs of city dwellers. the residence maximizes its small plot in order to provide spacious and brightly lit living accommodation, spread across three storeys.

 

the home employs a split-level system whereby appropriate functions and programs are placed side-by-side, ensuring a connected and integrated internal environment. nothing is obstructed by either walls or doors, with the stair hall included as an additional living space. to the north, a large side window brings light, inside the property, establishing bright and airy atmosphere.

muji house of vertical tokyo designboom
storage area at the home’s ground floor

muji house of vertical tokyo designboom
the lower storey of the design includes a utility area

muji house of vertical tokyo designboom
the home employs a split-level system whereby appropriate functions and programs are placed side-by-side

muji house of vertical tokyo designboom
brightly lit living accommodation

muji house of vertical tokyo designboom
a kitchen adjoins the living room

muji house of vertical tokyo designboom
dining room

muji house of vertical tokyo designboom
storage areas utilize muji’s own products

muji house of vertical tokyo designboom
large openings provide the residence with ample light

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