Cell Space Architects

in the Forest

This is the fifth weekend house contracted in Karuizawa.
The design is a mountain hut built of triangular planar motifs on an irregularly sloped site.
It consists of a combination of a sloping roof and a triangular plane with an inner space constituted by forested walls.


  • Location

    Karuizawa Nagano Prefecture

  • Type


  • Structure

    Timber frame, 2 stories

  • Site Area


  • Design Period

    March 2007- July 2007

  • Construction Period

    September 2007- April 2008