It is very interesting to visit contemporary residence design while having a journey in Niseko, Hokkaido, Japan. L House in Hirafu is located far away from the noisy street but it has beautiful natural surroundings. As the winter comes, snow covers the entire sides including this wooden house. It creates extraordinary view that only be enjoyed once in a year. In this private residence, you can feel calm and peace atmosphere through its silence. It is a special experience, then, looking around in here and delving what surprises given by this house.
Created by talented architects from Tokyo-based Florian Busch Architects, this building is wooden materials that look sturdy and strong preventing the cold weather. Such cool thing, perhaps, is not only in winter but also all seasons. Because of its natural element, the house calls rustic ambience in the response of the view around it. To get the full vista from the inside, the architects also use glass walls as the eye of this contemporary residence design. Moreover, built in higher place, it enables you to see the panorama of Mount Yatei clearly.
Getting inside the house, you will see wonderful interior design that invites pre-historical era. The wooden expansion has unfinished design to maintain rustic and ancient impression. The floor is made of wood in well arrangement, while the wall is also from the same material but in different texture for distinctive style. The old look can be found in the door construction which uses sliding system. You open it by lifting up the door, and vice versa when you close it down.
Even though it looks antique and old, the modernity also exists in this contemporary house. It can be reflected on the bathroom design, for example, that has showering box from glass material equipped by powder room. It is very simple and practical adjusted to the need of modern life. To be in line with the theme, modern furniture is served in dark fabric. Do you like it? This contemporary residence design is so adorable!