Minimalist Living
As the pandemic keeps more of us at home, people have become drawn to minimalist living, enriching their homes and lives by paring down their belongings to the essentials. From Nagaya homes to tiny Tsubo-niwa and tokonoma alcoves, Japan has a long history of creating space in difficult circumstances. Its traditions maximize the potential of small homes. Architect Koichi Suzuno explores designs that make a minimalist lifestyle a pleasure.