House of Trough by Jun Igarashi Architects

© Seiya Miyamoto

House of Trough by Jun Igarashi Architects

Located in the Kato-gun district of Hokkaido, next to an iron factory, the House of Trough is a two-story residence, its boxy exterior and minimalist interior contrasts with the environment.

Architects: Jun Igarashi Architects
Location: Kato-gun, Hokkaido, Japan
Photography: Seiya Miyamoto

House of Trough by Jun Igarashi Architects
© Seiya Miyamoto
House of Trough by Jun Igarashi Architects
© Seiya Miyamoto
House of Trough by Jun Igarashi Architects
© Seiya Miyamoto

Designed by Japanese architects Jun Igarashi for a young couple, the focus of the house is the central living zone with an 18.5-foot-high ceiling and lookout mezzanines of varying heights accessible by ladders or stairs.

House Trough by Jun Igarashi Architects
© Seiya Miyamoto
House Trough by Jun Igarashi Architects
© Seiya Miyamoto
House of Trough by Jun Igarashi Architects
© Seiya Miyamoto
House Trough by Jun Igarashi Architects
© Seiya Miyamoto