The outside of this residence by ARTechnic is surely not made to blend in with its surroundings. However, it does give a nod to nature with its curved lines and snail shell-like appearance.

Shell House in Japan by ARTechnic in architecture  Category

Shell House in Japan by ARTechnic in architecture  Category

Shell House in Japan by ARTechnic in architecture  Category

Shell House in Japan by ARTechnic in architecture  Category

Shell House in Japan by ARTechnic in architecture  Category

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