Penguin House by Yasuhiro Yamashita

Weighing in at under 900 square feet Yasuhiro Yamashita’s Penguin House is truly a work of art on a small lot in Tokyo proving that modern can be minimal. As you can see from the video, the house gives the illusion of spaciousness because the design takes advantage of sunlight via high ceilings and well placed windows.

National Geo featured Yasuhiro Yamashita’s Penguin House not long ago. We’ve been looking to feature more small house video on Small House Style so here goes:

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via Future House Now

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