muji's wood house in japan promotes all-round comfort
 
muji's wood house in japan promotes all-round comfort
oct 20, 2016

muji's wood house in japan promotes all-round comfort

 

the muji ‘wood house’ in okazaki is a model showcasing a dwelling centered around promoting all-round comfort regarding ventilation, temperature and light.

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the pre-fabricated home is constructed as picture-perfect showroom that allows potential buyers to envision their daily lives within the muji-furnished space. the box-shaped residence is articulated around a floor-to-ceiling atrium. this core void space with the stairwell promotes airflow from the communal spaces on the ground floor to the bedrooms upstairs. meanwhile to promote a strong connection to the outdoors, porches are available on both levels, while sliding doors wrap around the west side of the building.

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a large atrium space brings light into both levels

 

 

 

versatility is achieved due to its straightforward box floorplan. rooms can be configured depending on who inhabits the home, whether it is just a couple or an entire family. there are no limitations on how to use the space as their is no set floorplan, allowing inhabitants to ‘live freely’.

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the whole space is furnished using a variety of muji products

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living room / lounge area

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the void space encourages airflow

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the second floor features a vaulted ceiling and ceiling fan to promote ventilation

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the home was devised to be sustainable

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plenty of storage space is included

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kitchen area

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the hot water supply would be provided from the solar panels on the roof

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see more ‘model houses’ by muji here

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