25 Aug 2013

Nihon Minka-en

The space between inside and outside.
 A few pictures from Nihon Minka-en (Japan Open-Air Folk House Museum).

Wraps around the house, a small courtyard exists between the slope and the house.

They have multiple functions.

The roof of a house.

A series of spaces.

A clear source of inspiration for Fujimori. The green plants on tops of the roof. Also, as Fujimori points out, one of Corbusier's principles for architecture is the plant on the (flat roof).  
A green roof.

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