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Published: Saturday, July 14, 2007

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White Cave

Variations in the site profile and topography create interesting shifts in this design for a single family residence overlooking the city of Oita, Japan.

By: Takao Shiotsuka Atelier

Architecture-Page | White Cave by Takao Shiotsuka Atelier
Exterior view of the north side of the building.

The Building

The residence is located on a hill looking overlooking the town. A narrow pathway runs parallel to the site exposing panoramic views of the surrounding area.

Architecture-Page | White Cave by Takao Shiotsuka Atelier
Exterior view of the building.

With a pitch difference of 2 meters, the site is rather irregular in its profile. The building adapts to the shape and variations in level of the site with the interiors following suit.

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