Look Ma, No Handrails: Can You Carry Minimalism Too Far?
February 3, 2016
by Lloyd Alter
Treehugger, Jan 21, 2016
(Image: Ninja House designed by Hiroyuki Shinozaki Architects. Courtesy of Hiroyasu Sakaguchi, ArchDaily and Treehugger)
A few years ago I asked “Why are Japanese houses so weird?” and you don’t want to read the comments; I am evidently a xenophobic American. But the fact is, many of them are.
Now Dornob shows what they call the Ninja House, which is actually the T House, designed by Hiroyuki Shinozaki Architects and shown on ArchDaily a few years ago. It is both weird and a deathtrap all at once. Read more…