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"ENGAWA HOUSE" Tokyo,Japan:Architects Takaharu &Yui Tezuka designed small home that would evoke their love of cooking, informal gatherings, and outdoors +indoors melded. Architects designed XL dining table, framed by open kitchen, the wood-burning stove + garden beyond longwindow wall--that opens completely--shoji-style--oining kitchen with narrow "engawa"-- inspired full-length deck. (Photo: A.Friedberg.)
I want a modern or vintage wood burning stove :D
Open Space -Inside
FAMILY STYLE When a Japanese couple asked architects Takaharu and Yui Tezuka to design a small home that would evoke the Italian love of food, informal gatherings, and natural settings, the result was la dolce vita in Tokyo. The architects designed the large dining table, which is framed by the open kitchen, the wood-burning stove, and the garden beyond. Photo by Adam Friedberg.
Engawa House - kitchen and dining room
The planes of the stairs become a part of the wall shelves in a unique setup for book storage as well as kitchen storage.
Modern house, wood slats to break up room by Architect Gerald Parsonson of Parsonson Architects
House G-S / GRAUX & BAEYENS architecten
100K House - Ludeman Bottom Floor - Dwell
instead of file drawers under the sewing table in the studio?
Hay table + Neve chairs. Armadillo & co rug, Print by Ellie Malin via the design files
love big windows. via remain simple.
Beattie Residence. Rye, New York. 1958. Ulrich Franzen. (photo from Life Magazine)
Pretty, simplicity in the dining area. Love the wall gallery of small art and the bright natural light.
Small kitchen? not a problem, there is always a way to make it look great. La Dolce Vita