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This Octagonal Spiderweb-Shaped Structure Is A Home For A Family In Japan

UID Architects has designed a new home in Fukuyama, Japan, with a unique shape inspired by a spiderweb.

UID Architects has designed a new home in Fukuyama, Japan, with a unique shape inspired by a spiderweb.

The octagonal spiderweb-shaped structure, designed for a family of four, has a slanted 45-degree angled roof, to create an expansive interior with desirable views, ventilation, natural light, and privacy.

UID Architects has designed a new home in Fukuyama, Japan, with a unique shape inspired by a spiderweb.

Inside the home, you can see the supporting legs that help to create a centripetal single-room space.

Inside this modern spiderweb-inspired home, you can see the supporting legs that help to create a centripetal single-room space.

The interior of the home includes 828 square feet (77 sqm) of open space, with four distinct boxes, which are arranged to create a corridor-like area that functions as the family room and living space.

The interior of the home includes 828 square feet (77 sqm) of open space, with four distinct boxes, which are arranged to create a corridor-like area that functions as the family room and living space.

Since no structure defines a given area as a room, the areas and patterns within the space will likely change over time as the children grow and with other changes in family life.

A raised seating area between individual boxes in this spiderweb-inspired home.

Built-in elements, such as the desk and a raised seating platform, create separate spaces that fit the oddly shaped home.

A built-in desk tucked into a corner of an octagonal-shaped home.
A modern Japanese house with a raised seating area.

The open dining room is positioned beneath the center of the “spiderweb”, while boxes feature curved corners, softening the interior.

The open dining room is positioned beneath the center of the
The open dining room is positioned beneath the center of the

The small kitchen is located adjacent to the dining area and showcases a different wood to the rest of the home.

The small kitchen in this octagonal-shaped home is located adjacent to the dining area and showcases a different wood to the rest of the home.

Here’s a look at the model, diagrams, and floor plan of the home.

The model of a modern house with an octagonal design that was inspired by a spiderweb.
The layout of a modern house with an octagonal design that was inspired by a spiderweb.
The diagram of a modern house with an octagonal design that was inspired by a spiderweb.
The floor plan of a modern house with an octagonal design that was inspired by a spiderweb.
The floor plan of a modern house with an octagonal design that was inspired by a spiderweb.
Photography by Kazunori Fujimoto

Source: Contemporist

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