Situated on the west side of small station adjacent with a 700-year-old camphor tree, the D-Apartment (CASA Kojiro) is a three-storey collective housing designed for single person.
Location: Kadoma city, Osaka, Japan
Photography: Koichi Torimura
Very thin courtyard generated by these process and open-air stairs are very comfortable space compared to ordinary open-air stairs of collective housing enclosed in neighbor buildings.
Inspiration from architect:
this plan widen to only one side and become corridor like room. Bathroom and bedroom is allocated on the end. This privacy area is hidden by bending the room shape, not getting the walls up.