Set into a hilltop in Ashiya looking over the port of Kobe. Of course in 1918, there weren’t so many houses between Yamamura and Osaka Bay. The house was constructed with Oya Stone, not concrete. Oya Stone is created from lava and ash and it is fireproof. Here are various exterior images as well as its current surroundings:
“Early in life I had to choose between honest arrogance and hypocritical humility. I chose honest arrogance and have seen no occasion to change.” ― Frank Lloyd Wright
4jun14. Ashiya, Kobe, Japan.