MUJI has been working with the Japanese UR (Urban Renaissance Agency) to re-define and re-invigorate danchi, old-style condo complex that house thousands of residents at one location.
MUJI entered the home building business in 2004 (only in Japan) with the model 木の家 (Ki no Ie, Wood House) to provide a simple, universal, compact yet highly editable platform that is meant to last for decades. It added its forth product 陽の家 (Yō no Ie, Sun House) in 2019, marking its 15th year. Find more about MUJI house.
MUJI started in the house supply business in 2004 and announced its 4th product in 2019. Their slow but steady evolution keenly reflects the shift in people’s perception on what happiness is all about. Find MUJI’s compact, simple and flexible way of life in which you can design your own happiness.
In September, 2019, MUJI House announced the release of Yo no ie (Sun House), its fourth creation since they debuted the ambitiously simple “Wood House” in 2004. It’s MUJI’s first single-story house with lots of hidden details that connect people directly yet neatly with the the surrounding environment.
We visited the model home of the “Yo no ie” in Chiba, Japan. Yo no Ie is MUJI House’s latest product and first single story house, focsed to open toward the outside environment.
MUJI sells houses in Japan that come around 1,000 sq ft. As it advocates “compact life,” MUJI House is full of nifty design ideas for small living, from room design to storage. Find some inspiring ideas.
MUJI house tries to achieve optimal indoor thermal comfort relying on minimum energy. House design (passive design), not just energy efficiency, is the key.