north garden house by y+M design office boasts rooftop views
all images courtesy of y+M design office

 

 

 

japanese practice y+M design office has constructed a house that features an accessible stepped rooftop, offering expansive views of the surrounding natural landscape. the dwelling is oriented to capture the home’s ever-changing backdrop, with an open garden positioned adjacent to the passing river. the staggered canopy also features a number of carefully placed apertures, ensuring a constant level of internal luminance. structural walls, lined with earthquake-proof fabric, reflect sunlight establishing a intriguing play of light and shadow throughout the residence’s living spaces.

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the staggered canopy also features a number of carefully placed apertures

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the upper level of the design

y+M design office north garden house japan designboom
structural walls, lined with earthquake-proof fabric, reflect sunlight

y+M design office north garden house japan designboom
living space at ground floor level

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garden surrounding the two-storey home

y+M design office north garden house japan designboom
the dwelling is oriented to capture the site’s ever-changing backdrop

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the residence illuminated at night

 

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