Gallery Cafe Takeno | Horibe Associates
Gallery Cafe Takeno is located in the Naramachi district that lies to the south of Kofuku-ji Temple, a World Heritage site. A wide, verdant terrace draws the eye of passersby on busy Naramachi Street towards the narrow alley where the...Read More
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Clementine | T-LEX Brain. design office
Clementine hair salon is a renovated building with private spaces for customers to enjoy. Different salon functions flow through one continuous volume.
folm arts | Tsubasa Iwahashi Architects
folm arts is a renovated beauty salon, redesigned for its tenth anniversary since opening. The unit is in the form of a tunnel and has a simple design.
Dogsalon in Oita | Horibe Associates
Dogsalon in Oita is a residence and dog salon featured in one unit. The relaxed, open atmosphere was achieved with the use of plywood and concrete.
＋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.
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.
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.
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.
Karuizawa Museum Complex | YASUI HIDEO ATELIER
Karuizawa Museum Complex has the faceted surface to reference the nearby mountain. The titanium angles and creases of the exterior create a complex design.
Garden Terrace Miyazaki | Kengo Kuma & Associates
Garden Terrace Miyazaki hotel located on a plot of a former factory has bamboo-clad walls. The guest rooms and dining space surround the wedding chapel.
One Niseko | Kengo Kuma & Associates
One Niseko is a renovated hotel in one of the most famous ski resorts worldwide. Its design relies on the culture of the area and celebrates nature.
GAZEBO | mattch
GAZEBO is a Japanese-style restaurant in a business complex designed with wood, metal, and concrete. The attractive inside is painted with gold and silver.
HAPPA HOTEL | Schemata Architects / Jo Nagasaka
HAPPA HOTEL is a building complex of offices and galleries turned into a walk-in, sleep-in architectural space for exhibit purposes.
bar bunon | mattch
bar bunon has a unique, plywood wall made of separate blocks, visible from the entrance front. Its warm, brownish color creates a comfortable environment.
PLUS | MOUNT FUJI ARCHITECTS STUDIO
PLUS is a weekend house on the mountain plot and has a view of the Pacific Ocean. The simple design blends the house with the landscape.