Japanese house has a walkway for cats

cat bridge
© DO DO via Dezeen

TreeHugger has shown many examples of where people live on top of the shop, which has been common since there were shops in the first place. Dezeen shows a lovely little house in Japan, where Tokyo designers Do Do have created a lovely office for a graphic designer, with a small but very efficient apartment above. It also just happens to have a special bridge for the cat.

office with cat bridge photo© DO do via Dezeen

"The husband, who is a cat-owner, hoped his house to be creative both for his work and cat, and my aim was to create a comfortable living space in this busy district of Tokyo", the architect tells Dezeen.

Architect Mark Hogan notes that the cat bridge is probably superfluous.

I personally prefer the CTS (Cat Transit System) built by Jillian and Jeffrey. See other catitecture in related links below.

Japanese house has a walkway for cats
It's also a great example of how to live on top of the shop.

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