Designed by Hiroyuki Niino
From: Tokorozawa, Japan
Shelter location: Japan
Date submitted: August 16, 2009
The shelter is designed as an annex for a novelist to escape from his usual city life into deep natural environment. The space is articulated as walled and closed room, appreciated to traditional Japanese tea house, enjoying the coziness of minimum interior of 2.5m-width x 3.6m-depth x 3.6m-height, composed integrally of surrounding book shelves as structural walls and stair mezzanine to generate various activities of writing, studying, sleeping and etc.