You may have come across references to Origami folding influencing Japanese Architecture.
Yes this is house yes a real house in Japan! Possibly the corner was once a small shop or part of some's garden but the architect managed to fit a parking space and housing above into this tiny space!
MMM will the Chinese copy this trend? Would this work in Sydney?
On one of those small lots that result when someone sells their garden or a former workers cottage is in such poor condition not even the most heritage obsessed councils would insist you do anything but tear everything down?
Next time back to the horse hanzi series!