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Modern house inspired by forest clearings rises in Tokyo

The architects aimed to create a secluded home without rejecting the surrounding city The Japanese design firm Frontoffice got philosophical when designing this private family home in Tokyo. They likened the project to "a clearing in the midst of a forest"—a home with lots of privacy due to the surrounding buildings, but also one that offers the feeling of open space. Called "Oyamadai House," the goal was to strike the perfect balance between the two, says Designboom.
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