Are you a yoga enthusiast? If yes, this small three-story house will become one of your favorite small house design idea. This rectangular small three-story house has special outdoor space for doing yoga freely under the sun. A large outdoor terrace built at side of second floor, and above open garage to become yoga workout space. Cool, isn’t it?
Small Three-Story House Plan Layout
From the facade, you can see that it seem the small modern house building divided into two zones. First is indoor zone. Second is outdoor zone. The outdoor zone consists of open garage at ground, and a large outdoor terrace above it. Usually, an outdoor terrace is placed at front or rear part of the house. But for this house structure, reverse home architecture design applied. A large outdoor terrace placed at side of the house.
The outdoor zone designed in such away so the privacy maintained. As a balcony privacy screen, tall walls built. The privacy walls built from garage level into second floor large terrace until void of third floor, and end at the edge of flat roof above void and second floor large outdoor terrace. Front side and rear side of garage and large outdoor terrace keep open without any walls. Metal ropes installed at front and rear side of second floor outdoor terrace as a fences and protection.
While the outdoor zone consist of two-story floor, indoor zone consist of three-story floor plan. First floor is split level floor. First floor consists of bedroom and bathroom, also open garage. A split level space is for storage room. The storage room has height approximately 144 centimeters.
Second floor is open-plan living room consist of kitchen, seating, and dining area also a large outdoor terrace for yoga exercises. Third floor is bedroom equipped with tiny long balcony that facing void and outdoor terrace of second floor above, and toilet room.
Small Three-story House Interior Decorating
Both interior and exterior color of this small modern Japanese style house is white. Stained natural wood color of flooring and furniture color become counterbalance house color that dominated with white.
While the rest small house interior decorating has minimalist style; like a common modern Japanese architecture and interior, there are several unique details of design that may inspired you. First is unique round door. Unique impression made inside this little modern house. A big hole of found window without shutters created at storage wall; facing the entry door.
Second is custom-made low long console table inside second floor. The built-in low long console table span from corner of dining area until become steps, part of stair. From dining area corner until opposite corner side, the low long console table become media center where TV placed. From another corner until become part of stair, the custom wooden console table become seating, and integrated with transparent glass folding doors structure (sills).
Third is the lighting arrangement inside open-plan urban living area. Usually, as a living space, chandelier lighting fixtures, or semi-flush mount lighting fixtures installed at the middle of the ceiling above seating area. But, inside this tiny living area, spotlight lighting fixtures installed. Three spotlight lighting fixtures installed; two at sides near folding doors, one at the center wall near kitchen area. Additional mini pendant lamp above dining table installed.
Four is unique mirror medicine cabinet with lights inside the bathroom of this small three-story house. Thick rectangular wood is frame of mirror, as well as recessed lighting fixture. The cabinet itself is actually wall nook. To open medicine cabinet, you have to slide the mirror and its wooden lighting fixture.
Fifth is the wooden stair that connects first floor and second floor. Part of wooden stair can be slide. The sliding stair’s steps have function to make easier access into storage room.
Credit & source: Takuro Yamamoto ????????.