Wooden house open to the inside and closed to the outside
House in the centre of Osaka. The interior opens onto the Garden

The opening of courtyards and open spaces inside the house and the closing towards the outside is the peculiarity of the house designed and built in the center of Osaka, which has a tree-lined garden inside, enabling the filling of natural light

The house, designed for a couple of pensioners and located in the centre of Osaka, has internal spaces and courtyards. These spaces are characterized by tree-lined gardens, which recreate the atmosphere of a forest. Thanks to these openings, the house can enjoy natural light

Opening of courtyards inside the houses

The perimeter walls, without openings, act as a screen and protect the house from neighbouring apartments and condominiums, protecting privacy

Opening of courtyards inside the houses

The house is spread over a single floor of about 90 square meters and the number of rooms is reduced as much as possible so that the remaining space appears spacious and can enjoy natural light

Opening of courtyards inside the houses

The structure is made of cedar wood, which characterizes the entire structure

Opening of courtyards inside the houses

A challenge to build a one-storey house in the centre of a large city, but very successful in guaranteeing the comfort of the occupants

Opening of courtyards inside the houses

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