Japanese Touches Define an Ordinary House
A small addition makes room for both a soaking tub and a gracious entry
When Dawn and Sadafumi Uchiyama and kids moved into their new home, a raised ranch, they knew they’d have to revamp the entry, which, along with the bath, they wanted to reflect Japanese tradition. They ended up with a small addition that gave them a larger entry, a Japanese bath, and a sophisticated façade that reflects the Japanese elements inside. In the article, Sadafumi explains how the culture of his home country is expressed through design and materials, and shows how a small addition can change everything.