Tree-ness House, Tokyo, by Akihisa Hirata
Redefining the term ‘house and garden’, Tree-ness House is a mountain of concrete boxes dotted with pockets of greenery – 17 in all. Located squarely in the middle of Tokyo, the building was created by architect Akihisa Hirata for a gallerist and his family. In addition to passions for photography and contemporary art, the owner has a penchant for the great outdoors. Now he doesn’t even need to leave home for his nature fix.
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