Living underground has a charm of its own that instantly draws us in with a sense of mysticism. It’s probably an attempt to escape from the world around us that makes the idea of an exotic underground home seem even more alluring.
Designed by Takeru Shoji Architects the lower level of the house contains a fabulous Japanese-style room a spare room that can accommodate guests and a fabulous master bedroom along with a master bath that exudes an air of tranquility.
With the living areas situated on the front and the rear containing the bedrooms privacy is easily combined with unabated views here. A neutral color scheme comfy modern furniture and curated artwork from India and Myanmar put the finishing touches on this exceptional and exclusive Ontario delight!
Using these cool clips allowed them to leave enough of a space between the boards to account for this even while giving the walls a hint of metallic glitter! Custom variants of these clips are also used as hooks and cabinet pulls throughout the house fashioning a sense of continuity.
The structure of seems to be inspired by the petals of a flower as its four distinct wings spread out in different directions making the most of the available space. This also creates a spacious central zone with a sculptural staircase connecting the front and the back wings of the home nestled on split levels.
estled in Niigata Japan is a home that does all this and a whole lot more as this family residence combines an edgy industrial vibe with refined modern aesthetics and a dash of Japanese minimalism.
Add to this the distinct presence of wide cedar board siding that is literally ‘stapled on’ using custom stainless steel clips and you have a home that does everything it can to ensure that the open living area is detached from the constant hustle and bustle outdoors.