Built on a thin site near Osaka, the House Folded is an 100 sqm three-story residence designed for a couple and their cats.
Architects: Alphaville Architects
Location: Osaka, Japan
Photography: Kai Nakamura
Kyoto-based architecture practice Alphaville has inserted a folded wall into the heart of the house to effectively guide the energy of people, light, and the wind flowing.
They create a structurally rational but spatially heterogeneous house through divided the house with a wall that is folded along a diagonal line over a height of three floors, reflected light pours into the space through openings in the folded wall.