Tranquil House is a minimalist home located in Shiga, Japan, designed by FORM/Kouichi Kimura Architects. The site is located along a highway with large volume of traffic. A field expands around the site that is adjacent to the concrete factory run by the client, and a traditional Japanese house where the parents reside. Due to the environment gives somewhat mixed-up impression, a house was sought that would produce visual expansion while blocking eyes from surroundings. Thus, the architect plann