31 Jul '16, 1am

Modern Japanese home creatively finds extra room in a repurposed train car

Modern Japanese home creatively finds extra room in a repurposed train car

When architect Takanobu Kishimoto was commissioned to build his client’s house, he originally planned to remove the old train car that occupied the site. After he learned that the old relic had historic significance and previously served as a community center, Kishimoto resolved to integrate the train car into the new home design. He continued the train theme by building a platform-shaped house with an angled roof that extends outwards to partially shelter the train under its canopy.

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