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Casa Elefante, Kyoto, Japón - Hiromu Nakanishi Architects - © Kai Nakamura

hiromu nakanishi architects elephant house kyoto japan. The property is wrapped around an open courtyard that brings natural light and ventilation inside the dwelling, and offers views of lush vegetation. Externally, patterned façades further emphasize the scheme’s steeply pitched roof, with more enclosed elevations presented to the surrounding neighborhood. http://www.designboom.com/architecture/hiromu-nakanishi-architects-elephant-house-kyoto-japan-07-07-2014/

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House on the Front is a minimalist house located in Kyoto, Japan, designed by KeiFujita Architect + Hiromu Nakanishi Architects. Due to a bus stop located directly across the street from the site, the architects wanted to create a structure that would allow for ample natural lighting without sacrificing privacy. (1)