Otsu House by ALTS Design Office is a comfy house, a welcoming atmosphere with lots of light

Architects: ALTS Design Office
Location: Otsu, Shiga Prefecture, Japan
Year: 2016
Area: 1.141 ft²/ 106 m²
Photo courtesy: Yuta Yamada
Description:

“This house was built in the newly-developed subdivision surrounding new housing. While planning a design with client many times, we hit upon a keyword: “comfy house” so we considered how to make a welcoming atmosphere with lots of light.

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With a vault –shaped opening in the simply laid-out compartment, the space is designed to be airy and rhythmical. The light spilling through a large curved window will encompass the room in a comfy manner.

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You can enjoy the light and shadows made by sunrise and sunset. This “comfy house will lead you to an unusual world.”

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