Houzz Tour: Japanese Home Illustrates 7 Tricks to Maximize Light (9 photos)

This house stands on an unusual lot. The eastern end is only about 16 feet (5 meters) wide, and the sides are elongated — a shape the Japanese call unagi no ne-doko (eel bed). Although the lots to the south and west are empty at the moment, it’s likely that three-story homes will be built on them…