Architecture, Building and Structure Design Kitabatake2 Residential House by Shunichiro Ninomiya This building is built in Osaka city in Japan. The site has an elongated shape. The surroundings are surrounded by adjacent buildings. The site is located in a condition where securing of privacy is difficult. The building has an elongated shape with a courtyard in between. It is a bright interior that is ventilated by the courtyard and the top light.