House with slide - Japanese living "house mound"
House with slide ( "house with a hill") - a three-story house built by the architectural studio Level architects for a family with several children. A unique feature was the unusual property is a real children's slide, which is used as an alternative ladder-portal for the younger generation.
Gorka continuously surrounds the structure of the Japanese minimalist house on the perimeter, only in two places in the developing steps by which adults can move from one floor to another, without the help of fun children's games. Alternative "portal" offers easy access to almost every room, predominantly located in the center of the house.
Unusual volume of put myself in the hallway, living room, library, playground, children's room, bedroom, kitchen and bathroom. Since the space, which houses the slide-staircase, occupies most of the perimeter of the house, some of the rooms receive daylight through skylights and elaborate system of interaction between the holes, transparent glass walls and, of course, artificial lighting.
Like many owners of modern Japanese housing House with slide masters do not mind minimalist architecture, devoid of large front windows. Has already become a tradition, the decision lay with the double walls, it is advisable for the noisy and crowded densely built-up cities of Japan, in which your own home may be the only "oasis" of tranquility, privacy and the privacy of private life.