Dwell.com published a top 100 that looks at the most popular living spaces written about over their 12 year history. I thought I would go through and share with a bit of my take on some, maybe all. I don’t know what order these are in and which ended up being THE most popular. Maybe I missed something. Or maybe there wasn`t meant to be a specific ranking for each entry anyway.
2.5 hours outside of Tokyo in the Chichibu mountains, the Kobayashis have a getaway where they can test out new gear and hang-out with their dog and friends in the environment they are most comfortable with. There’s a solar panel to provide power, an indoor climbing wall, and two large sleeping tents: one on the deck and another atop the main building which can be entered from its bottom via a ladder. Talking about the project photographer Dean Kaufman noted how it reminded him of the Farnsworth House built for prominent nephrologist (kidneys) Edith Farnsworth in the mid-1900s who wanted a getaway of her own. The latter is a National Historic Landmark and considered a masterpiece of the International Style of architecture.
I’m not really one for roughing it, but for mountain-types I figure this could be some kind of heaven.architecture, japan, Japanese Design