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Beautiful cedar home stands high on stilts to accommodate heavy snowfall in Japan

Fukushima-based firm Life Style Koubou has embedded a beautiful vacation home in the middle of an evergreen forest with stunning mountain views. Built at the base of Mount Bandai in Japan, the One Year Project is made from locally-sourced cedar and it's set on high stilts to allow snow to gather around its base.[...]
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