Space: Japanese Design Solutions for Compact Living
The most amazing is the ...more
I bought this at one of my favorite independent bookshop in Venice Beach, small worlds book on the boardwalk (always support your neighborhood bookshop). The book is full of clever housing ideas and I love the clean lines and modern aesthetics of the Japanese architects. The most amazing is the movement called the 9 tsubo house. a tsubo is a square defined by two tatami mats side by side, or roughly 3.3 m2 or 36 sqft these are tiny houses, but manage not to look cramped.