Nikken Sekkei completes a concrete guesthouse on a lake in Japan. The On the Water House floats on the surface, contrasting the rugged landscape with a sleek, modern form. It's designed as a spiral walkway, affording a unique vistas of the scenery with every turn. Along with the views, guests can explore different elements of the interior as they descend through the space, including a fireplace, a tranquil courtyard, and a dining area, all with a deep connection to the surrounding nature.
Photos: Gankosha, Harunori Noda, Nacasa & Partners