House in Yamanote by Katsutoshi Sasaki Associates
House in Yamanote is a minimalist residence located in Aichi, Japan, designed by Katsutoshi Sasaki + Associates. The architects proposed a structure in which it would take advantage of its natural surroundings as well as maximize natural light. The north side of the site receives the most daylight, thus focusing the buildings glazings toward the north. The interior is characterized by a series of horizontal wooden slats that serve both functional and aesthetic purposes.