Thursday, August 20, 2009

Muji no Ie

The Muji house offers buyers the chance to have a custom-designed home at a fraction of the usual cost. Each house is built to fit the clients' plot of land and their individual requirements. There are three templates on offer, all with changeable layouts:

Ki no ie (Wooden House), an open-plan design with no partitions and painted exterior walls;

Mado no ie (Window House), a plaster wall house with vaulted ceiling and windows whereever the customer chooses to put them; and

Asa no ie (Morning House), a flexible design ideal for a family with growing children.

From the July/August 09 issue of Monocle.

If you can clear the kanji (which I cannot) you may find that Muji no le has a lovely website and a blog »

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