Look closely or you'll miss the fact that this new "Arch Wall House" in Tokyo is actually two separate residences. Designed by Akio Nakasa of Japanese firm Naf Architect & Design, the pair of slanted white structures come together to form an arched tunnel with the slightest gap in the center, a poetic entrance to the home for three generations of one family. The lower, single-story half houses the grandmother, while the the two-story half is occupied by a couple and their child; doors to both sides are under the arch.
Since the home is flanked by two roads, the path under the tunnel is conveniently now a driveway. The interior of the home, more orthodox than the exterior by far, features white walls, wooden floors, and interior clerestory windows.
· Pair of houses by Naf Architect & Design
stand together to form an arch [Dezeen]
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