The L House in Hirafu is a private holiday residence in Niseko, Hokkaido. Following the escarpment that defined the topography in prehistoric times, the site is a steep slope with un-compromised views of Mount Yotei. Despite being located not far from the House on the Slopes, the ground conditions here vary so drastically that excavating the mountain would lead to massive reinforced retaining walls and hence a prohibitive increase in cost. In response to such constraints and in order to exploit...
- Year 2012
- Work finished in 2012
- Main structure Reinforced concrete
- Client Hokkaido Tracks Development
- Contractor Sudo Corporation
- Status Completed works
- Type Single-family residence / Chalets, Mountains houses