Sukiya Living Magazine (JOJG)
Japanese House Plans
This 6-page article offers detailed blueprints for five different Japanese homes. Japanese houses differ from Western homes in several key aspects. For example, the Japanese house normally has features such as a genkan, a tokonoma, an o-furo, and an engawa. This article defines those terms, and it illustrates how each is positioned on the Japanese style house plans. Westerners who hope to construct Japanese traditional homes for themselves can learn much from this article.