13 Sep '17, 11am

Beautiful cedar home stands high on stilts to accommodate heavy snowfall in Japan

Beautiful cedar home stands high on stilts to accommodate heavy snowfall in Japan

The area around Mount Bandai is known to get quite a lot of snowfall in the winter, so the architects built the home on stilts to accommodate the snowfall. The white stilts, which run up through the interior of the buildings, are embedded into large rocks that sit on the ground underneath in order to reduce the building’s pressure on the land . The strategic design lets the homeowners enjoy the natural area without damaging the landscape.

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