Tokyo architect Issei Suma conceived something special for the disabled and elderly to spend the golden sunset of their life with dignity.
The complex called Jikka that Issei Suma designed and built is located in the quiet mountain area of Shizuoka. It blends in perfectly with the surrounding landscape.
At first glance, the houses seem tiny...
But a closer look reveals that this is not the case at all!
Originally 'Jikka' was designed for two 60-year-old Japanese women. A chef and a social worker were also supposed to live with them.
But later it was decided to extend the apartment complex so that it could accommodate and serve several more residents.
The 5 pointed buildings connected to each other provide everything you need and even more! For example, this spiral-shaped swimming pool....
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It looks like a fairy tale elf house!
You can see from the plan that there's plenty of living space.
You can even have a small vegetable garden by the house.
A modern kitchen with a large work surface is used to create delicious meals.
Careful Japanese hide everything unnecessary away from prying eyes!
Just like a royal bathroom...
A simple and safe sink.
Comfortable and spacious bedroom.
The total area of this complex is 1076 square feet, but due to the unusual architectural design the building looks compact and cozy.
In such a house, no one will ever think of complaining about old age.
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