Japanese Home Connected to Nature

View all 15 Photos

The Krampon House in Hyogo, Japan is a two-story home by Shogo Aratani Architect & Associates. Clad in black, the striking home has a patio, a balcony, a living room skylight, and large windows on the second floor. The clear views and open-air spaces connect the home with the rocks and trees of the surrounding environment. Inside, wood is used for everything from the floor to the library at the top of the staircase, echoing naturally imagery.

Photography by Yutaka Kinumaki

Holly

Holly

Holly is a poet from Kentucky. She grew up first in a Sears house, then on a farm. She studied English and Gender Studies at Mount Holyoke College and moved to Manhattan for love. As an occasional jewelry-maker and museum patron, Holly favors wearable and functional design but is eager to see work that challenges her aesthetics. Read more and connect by visiting her blog, Twitter, and LinkedIn.

Take me there

  • San Cristobal Hotel In Mexico

    A dream getaway for those who love peace, quiet and seeing breathtaking views every day,…

  • Borgo Canonica Hotel

    Located in the Itria Valley in Puglia, this large complex provides guests the opportunity to…

  • Pumphouse Point In Tasmania

    If you love nature and traveling – you’re here, so that’s probably a “yes” –…

More for you

  • En Concreto By Liliana Ovalle

    Inspired by the use of concrete in modernist architecture, the “En Concreto” collection designed by…

  • Casa Tiny

    Imagine waking up in a room with a stunning view, eating your breakfast on a…

  • Pink Punk Table

    Ingenious and unconventional, the new Pink Punk Table made by AtelierB revolutionizes the traditional conference…

  • Sirdalen House

    Located close to the Ålsheia ski resort, Sirdalen House is surrounded by a gorgeous mountainous…

  • The Whittaker House

    Compact yet spacious, private but providing great sea views, the Whittaker House is designed to…

  • Casa Escribenta

    The beautiful simplicity of nature is celebrated in Casa Escribenta, located close to the quiet…

  • Haus Meister

    Striking in its simplicity and its use of concrete, Haus Meister stands out among traditional…

Close Cart

Simple Share Buttons