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Mount Fuji house by Hiroki Tominaga Atelier has a unique angular roof that protects the home from heavy snow

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Oct 31, 2015 01:03 AM
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by Lidija Grozdanic last modified Oct 30, 2015

The angular outline of the roof is inspired by traditional undulating karahafu gables often found in temples and shrines across the country. In the case of the Mount Fuji residence, this element was translated as an angular form with sharp edges which reference the surrounding mountain peaks. Related: A gentle blanket-like roof covers the daylit interiors of this family house in Japan The roof is clad in a system of metal panels and covers a semi-outdoor space in a way that directs snow...






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