Chushin-ji Temple Priest’s Quarters | Katsuhiro Miyamoto & Associates
Chushin-ji is a Buddhist temple nestled in the Japanese Alps. It boasts a long history of over 550 years. The head priest desired to make use of these Priest’s Quarters for such events as exhibitions, lectures and concerts where locals...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.
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.
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.
Slit house | EASTERN design office
Slit house has a facade with 60 slated and angled slashes replacing the windows. The interior walls are made of wood so that they can be easily replaced.
＋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.
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.
House in Tsurumi | High Land Design
House in Tsurumi is built in a noisy area, so it has a large courtyard for residents to relax. The wooden interior is spacious, airy, and minimalist.
House in Chayagasaka | Tetsuo Kondo Architects
House in Chayagasaka is a one-room private unit consisting of room-size boxes. Such design emphasizes the family's wish to have as many common areas.
Step tower | EASTERN design office
Step tower apartment block looks like the ship floating among the neighborhood of Osaka. The white design contrasts the colorful units nearby.
Kusaba apartment 2 | TAKAO SHIOTSUKA ATELIER
Kusaba apartment 2 is a minimalist, redesigned apartment with each room having a different concept. The unit combines industrial and minimalist style.
Promenade House | FORM / Kouichi Kimura Architects
Promenade House is 27 meters long and 2.5 meters wide on a very narrow plot. It has a simple layout of rooms, each connected with a long corridor.
MON Factory/House | EASTERN design office
MON Factory/House has a perforated, cross-shaped facade that lets light in and creates a calm atmosphere. The moving light always creates different shapes.
Tokyo Apartment | Sou Fujimoto Architects
Tokyo Apartment consists of four stacked apartments, serving as collective housing. Each unit has two or three rooms connected by stairs or ladders.