Cozy Okazaki House in Japan Clad with Charred Timber Walls by MDS

Tokyo-based architecture studio MDS designed the Okazaki House in Aichi, Japan. To help protect the structure from decay, the team used Yakisugi, a traditional charring technique, to blacken the cedar planks used for the building’s exterior. Description by the architects: The generation gap has become a problem in Japan in recent years. There are an increasing number of two-family homes, as well as houses built on the lots of parents’ […]