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The fan-shaped: an unusual house with a shed roof

Residential building in the form of a fan.
Residential building in the form of a fan.


The Japanese prefecture Ehime there was a special house. Its shape resembles the shape of a fan. Expanding pent roof smoothly into the concrete wall, forming the correct line. In addition, fixed windows of the house to the east, allowing the owners to enjoy every day at sunrise.

Architectural project of Hayato Komatsu Architects.
Architectural project of Hayato Komatsu Architects.


Architects company Hayato Komatsu Architects completed work on a residential house located inEhime Prefecture (Japan). Outside, it is designed so that it resembles a fan. Concrete walls on both sides of the fence also perform the function of shielding the occupants from prying eyes of neighbors. In addition, such a design has yielded a cozy terrace.

Residential building in Ehime Prefecture (Japan).
Residential building in Ehime Prefecture (Japan).

House in Shinyashiki. Interior.
House in Shinyashiki. Interior.

The open layout of the house.
The open layout of the house.


All accommodations, except for the bedroom, focus on the first floor. The floors in the kitchen and the living room are of different height (40 cm), allowing you to share the space visually.

House in Shinyashiki. The bedroom on the second floor.
House in Shinyashiki. The bedroom on the second floor.

House in Shinyashiki. Terrace.
House in Shinyashiki. Terrace.


The Japanese love to experiment with forms. In another Japanese prefecture of Shizuoka you can see a huge house with a shed roof, going down almost to the ground.

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