Photo by Masao Nishikawa
Above, concrete and pale plywood mingle to perfection in the Setagaya Flat in Tokyo, designed by Narus Inokuma Architects and Hiroko Karibe Architects. It’s their own home. We wish it were ours.
House OM in Yokohama, Japan, designed by Sou Fujimoto Architects, has a dining space lined with a plywood wall that pierces a circle in the ceiling. Plywood stairs make the climb, eventually up to the rooftop.
This stark plywood walled room in a home designed by PS Arkitektur seems the perfect place to contemplate the snowy weather.
A lone slit of sunlight streaks down into the plywood paneled, monk-like space by Uni Architecture of Cambridge, Mass.
The built-in plywood bookcase is also a room divider in another space in the Setagaya Flat designed by Narus Inokuma Architects and Hiroko Karibe Architects.
Another Japanese dwelling, this is a a soaring plywood space, with a freestanding modern tub, wall-mounted sink and spiral metal stair. Stunning! Designed by Japanese studio Architect Cafe this two-and-a-half story contemporary home, which was completed in 2010, is located in a densely populated neighborhood about 30 miles outside Tokyo.
Plywood is the perfect medium for an office; this one is outfitted with units by String Shelving.
The Toronto shop Mjölk, which sells classic and current furniture and hand crafted goods from Scandinavian and Japanese designer, has a floor of large sheets of plywood.
Can’t get enough of the unfinished look? Check out StyleCarrot’s 57 Rooms with Plywood Walls, Ceilings, and Floors.