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House in Kyoto
by 07Beach

07Beach

House in Kyoto is a wood-filled home built around a central courtyard, providing residents with natural lighting without compromising their privacy.

As the house is located in a dense residential area close to its neighbours, a courtyard was deemed the best way to bring sunlight inside while maintaining the residents' privacy.

The studio realised the courtyard would be too tight if it was enclosed by a glazed wall. To give a sense of spaciousness, and a closer relation to greenery, the enclosure around the courtyard was therefore removed from the plan and a tree was planted in the room.

The house was finished with timber and a forest-like mural was added to the bathroom.


This project has been longlisted in the house interior category of Dezeen Awards 2020.

Designer: 07Beach
Project: House in Kyoto
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