“Hidden in the forest amongst the mountains of rural Japan is this spectacular off-the-grid cabin. It’s the perfect blend of Japanese architectural concepts and European-style design. The home is simple, yet functional and serves as a perfect place to escape the modern world.”
“In 2003, the local government in Kamikatsu, Japan decided to require that all residents comply with a new, rigorous recycling program – perhaps the most rigorous in the world.
Totsuka Ward, Yokohama City, Kanagawa Prefecture
Architect: Goichi Oiwa
Principle Builder of Straw Bale Walls: Kyle Holzhueter
Professor Akio Inoue in Japan is one of the most experienced earthbag dome builders in the world. I just learned he has retired from Tenri University. Thank you sir for all your great work and for inspiring the next generation of builders. For more information: The Earthbag Domes of Professor Akio Inoue