while utilizing a courtyard to visually enlarge a space is not a new trick in japanese
modern architecture, tokyo-based architecture office baqueratta has taken a different
spin on the method. 'TH house' is a single family dwelling in tochigi prefecture, japan,
which features multiple pockets of courtyard spaces flanking almost all rooms and
programs. while extending the interior space is the primary reasoning behind this practice,
the house as a whole emphasizes the importance of framing, and how much it can change
the individual atmosphere of a room.
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