This Y+M Design Office Co. home stands beneath Mt. Daisen in Yonago, Japan. To protect against heavy rain and snow, the mountainside design features an oversized roof. Underneath the roof, there are two separate volumes, divided for privacy. The two spaces are split so that the clients’ extended family and children can live “under the same roof” without overcrowding.

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Holly

Holly is a poet from Kentucky. She grew up first in a Sears house, then on a farm. She studied English and Gender Studies at Mount Holyoke College and moved to Manhattan for love. As an occasional jewelry-maker and museum patron, Holly favors wearable and functional design but is eager to see work that challenges her aesthetics. Read more and connect by visiting her blog, Twitter, and LinkedIn.

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