Monday, March 26, 2012

History's Layers Here

Niihama really pleasantly surprises me sometimes. Out cycling the neighborhoods behind the station, tucked in behind this
and this
I came across something at first glance radically different.
But thinking about principles — clean, straight lines without unnecessary ornamentation — perhaps it wasn't so out of character after all.
Above is a view from the front. Notice the tasteful orange noren partially screening the interior courtyard.
The lights and electric outlets and mail slots are small and unobtrusive. And I love the fact that the building is sitting in the middle of nowhere surrounded by fields.

No comments:

Post a Comment