The Garden Tree House is a project restored by Hironaka Ogawa & Associates in Kagawa, Japan. Observed from the outdoors, the property looks completely regular (it has a modern design, a straight neat façade and a beautiful zen garden surrounding it). The “anomaly” consists in a pair of trees (an Azelkova and a Camphor tree), with sentimental worth, that ended up getting integrated in the residence’s structure. A actual challenge for the architects and a feeling of satisfaction for the owners that (still) wanted to appreciate the trees as a element of their lives. “These trees looked more than the loved ones for thirty-5 years. They colored the gardenand grew up with the family. For that reason, using these trees and generating a new location for the client became the principal theme for the design and style.”
The trees have been cut with their branches intact, dried for a couple of weeks (to drop water) and then, integrated in the property’s structure as help columns, embellishing the living space, the dining region and the kitchen. The gorgeous factor about this project is that now, the Garden Tree Property has a story. The home is all white, neat and breezy, undoubtably an oasis for the consumers that have been hunting for a glimpse of freshness and tranquility.
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