skinny home

Japan once again bamboozles us, this time with the super-slim Horinouchi House

Previously, we had a tryst with what is touted as Tokyo's skinniest home flaunting its 5-ft width. Well, this time around, slimness is complemented by an arguably better architectural form - with Mizuishi Architect Atelier's super-thin housing specimen constructed within a triangular plot (in west Tokyo) of just 560 sq ft area. The impressive end-result…

Tokyo's Skinny Homes-2

Meet Tomoya and Naomi Sato, the owners of one of Tokyo’s skinniest homes!

With increasing land shortage in the capital city of Japan, people are opting for uniquely designed skinny homes that are only about a few feet wide. Instead of a palatial residence in the suburbs, working couples and parents are choosing tiny houses right in the middle of the already-crowded city. For instance when Tomoya and…

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