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tokyo, house, Takaharu and Yui Tezuka
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January 16, 2009
The entire interior wall opens, extending the house visually and socially into the small garden that lies between the multigenerational family’s two homes. The boys’ favorite feature is the soccer goalpost (which doubles as clothesline).
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