Lakeside House in Yamanashi, Japan

Shinichi Ogawa & Associates designed a modern and minimalist lakeside house in Yamanashi, Japan.

The experienced team of Shinichi Ogawa & Associates has recently completed this elegant lakeside house in front of a mountainous backdrop. Situated in Yamanashi, Japan, the house was designed as a family retreat for the weekend. Its structure is based on an expansive rectangular shape with large windows from the ceiling to the floor. This beautiful home provides breathtaking views of the lake and the mountains behind. Read more below.

Lakeside house in Yamanashi, Japan.
The lakeside house in Yamanashi, Japan.

With clean white walls, much glass, and modern furnishings, all interior spaces perfectly fit the minimalist architectural concept of the house. The complete lakeside house in Yamanashi, Japan was designed by Shinichi Ogawa & Associates with full attention to the exceptional surroundings. Almost every room offers great views of the landscape. Please see more below. For those of you who want to know more about Shinichi Ogawa & Associates, just check out their website.

Designed by Shinichi Ogawa & Associates.
The lakeside house was designed by Shinichi Ogawa & Associates.
The long rectangular structure is characterized by floor to ceiling windows.
The long rectangular structure is characterized by floor to ceiling windows.
What a great view of the mountainous landscape!
What a great view of the mountainous landscape! Thanks to the large windows and the comfortable seatings, you just need to sit back and relax.
Whirlpool with a view.
Look at this! A whirlpool with a view. And what a view…
The interior is based on minimalism.
The interior is based on minimalism in monochromatic colors.
The oversized windows provide breathtaking views.
The oversized windows provide breathtaking views of the lake and the mountains.

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  • Wow it’s amazing

  • Lovely design

  • It’s looking awesome

  • Claire O’Brien

    Hi Dirk! I love the minimalist design of the place, it looks magnificent. And oh my, what an amazing view! I’d die for a view like that. Thank you so much for sharing!