Noma Bar is best known for his narrative, negative space-based illustrations – but his latest project has seen him branch out into architecture, designing a wooden house for viewing the active volcano Mount Asama from the forest of the Momofuku Ando Centre in Komoro, Japan.

The house is comprised of two main elements that together form the shape of a bird, the roof in shades of green being its head and wings, and the wooden floor and steps leading up to that being its body and tail.

>> Read on to see more of the treehouse and discover how it was conceived and constructed.

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