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A Forest Retreat

Set within the forested region of Karuizawa, this weekend retreat was built by Iida Archiship Studio with a sense of true Japanese elegant minimalist design. Elegance is indeed a quality rarely extracted from concrete as a building material, but thanks to the simple gable shape and the slender columns which support the extended pitched roof of Omizubata N House, this has been achieved.…/omizubata-n-house-by-iida-archiship-studi…/