The Roof Residence

‘The Roof Residence’ by kotaro horiuchi architecture, maintenon, france all images courtesy of kotaro horiuchi architecture paris-based japanese architecture firm kotaro horiuchi have designed ‘the roof residence’, a compilation of three dwellings encompassed under a roof. located in the southwest of paris, in the rural area of maintenon, france, the surrounding landscape consists of grasslands, forests and creeks. to integrate the natural vistas, the 7m high triangular structure has perforations, allowing the environment to penetrate into a partially enclosed garden. the interior houses a restaurant, guest rooms and a living space for three married couples with children. the separate compartments are connected by a communal kitchen.