YURAS | sinato
Without altering the existing floor, wall, or ceiling (including the lights and the air conditioners), YURAS is created by placing some new rooms in the center of the space. The new rooms are required to be closed spaces because of...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.