Young families poured more land on the first floor to feel close to nature.
The one-storey family house in Hiroshima (Japan) has a box-shaped exterior, other than the traditional sloping roofs here. However, the house is bold old architecture.
The floor is called the doma, which is familiar in Japanese houses. Picture the main door leading to the place.
Taking natural elements such as soil into the home will erase the gap between the inside and outside of the living space.
Therefore, children can play comfortably at home when their parents are away or bad weather.
The first floor is completely open space. In functional areas such as living rooms or kitchens, the architect poured concrete floors, added wood to ensure cleanliness, hygiene.
The indoor columns are covered with wood to reduce the heavy feeling. Some bricks are placed on the path that elicits the child’s imagination of walking in the forest, through the stream.