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Minimalist Japanese home maximizes its narrow, sloped site

Located in Kobe, Japan There’s some innovative residential architecture coming out of Kobe, Japan’s sixth largest city, like this eight foot wife skinny house and “Re-Slope,” a minimalist home that takes advantage of its sloping site by offering terrace-like spaces in the interior. Its architect, Tomhiro Hata, has designed another such home, approaching its steeply sloped—and narrow—location as an advantage, not a nuisance.
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