near house | MOUNT FUJI ARCHITECTS STUDIO
near house is located in a dense residential area in Tokyo where inhabitants are allotted only limited lands. A landowner sold the already limited land to two owners by dividing it. Quite small. Also, irregular in shape. Viewed from above,...Read More
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S RESIDENCE | Shinichi Ogawa & Associates
S RESIDENCE built close to the mountain has a glazed wall running across one side of the unit to provide an unstructured view of the natural landscape.
House in Sakurashinmachi | comma design office
House in Sakurashinmachi is a renovated project with the existing structure reinforced against earthquakes. Two families live there but share the garden.
Tama N | sinato
Tama N apartment is a redesigned project of a 25-year old building with a single wooden wall transforming the conventional living unit into an elegant space.
YURAS | sinato
YURAS is an office project with the new room added to the existing space area, dividing the whole area into the work space and common space.
BASE | KOMADA ARCHITECTS’ OFFICE
BASE is a three-story building with the office on the 1st floor and dwellings on other floors. Careful fenestration opens the space to the street.
＋green | sinato
＋green is an organic restaurant with many levels making up for the limited street-facing facade. The floating interior surrounds the green elements.
S HOUSE | KOMADA ARCHITECTS’ OFFICE
S HOUSE is a three-person residence consisting of five different boxes randomly connected, making no difference between the front and the back of the unit.
SunnyHills at Minami-Aoyama | Kengo Kuma & Associates
SunnyHills at Minami-Aoyama is a three-dimensional cake shop in the shape of a bamboo basket with wooden strips of different sizes to create many layers.
kap | KOMADA ARCHITECTS’ OFFICE
kap is rental housing for three families in a crowded area. It has fragmented slabs on walls which make the otherwise small space appear larger.
salon des saluts | sinato
salon des saluts is a wine bistro with the four small glass boxes providing privacy for the clients and offering pedestrians a view of the interior.
surutokoro | Tetsuo Kondo Architects
surutokoro space is a renovation project of an old factory in a historic part of Tokyo with large windows exposing the interior.
Suspensions of Space | TKDaaa
Suspension of Space is a renovation project of the one floor of the two-story residence. Although it has new walls, none of the rooms is fully closed.
Jugetsudo Kabukiza | Kengo Kuma & Associates
Jugetsudo Kabukiza teashop is clad in bamboo bars to reflect traditional Japanese culture. Besides partition, bamboos offer a view of the garden.
NADiff a/p/a/r/t | Schemata Architects / Jo Nagasaka
NADiff a/p/a/r/t bookstore has a colored epoxy floor with paw prints of the cat who accidentally walked in during resin flooring that offers additional charm.