Final Wooden House | Sou Fujimoto Architects
I thought of making the ultimate wooden architecture. It was conceived by just mindlessly stacking 350 mm square wooden blocks. Lumber is extremely versatile. In ordinary wooden architecture, lumber is effectively differentiated according to functions in various localities precisely because...Read More
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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.
House in Naruto | Horibe Associates
House in Naruto is raised on concrete foundations to protect it against floods. It has a garden in the center that lets in light but provides privacy.
Starbucks Coffee | Kengo Kuma & Associates
Starbucks Coffee has more than 2000 sticks decorating the interior and creating a dynamic atmosphere. This modern design contrasts famous, nearby shrine.
Yokohama apartment | ondesign partners
Yokohama apartment is a communal residence for artists with four one-room units and a semi-public courtyard where they can host exhibitions and socialize.
A life with large opening | ondesign partners
A life with large opening house sits on a slender spot and uses vertical space. It has two separate forms and a void in the middle serving as a garden.
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.
Aisho house | ALTS DESIGN OFFICE
Aisho house is a one-story unit for two-families, consisting of two separate units with a courtyard in the middle where residents can talk and relax.
Kids Academy Taiyogaoka Hoikuen | Kengo Kuma & Associates
Kids Academy Taiyogaoka Hoikuen is a one-floor nursery designed as a warm and functional space. It features small, cave-like units for kids to hide.
EEL Nakameguro | Schemata Architects / Jo Nagasaka
EEL Nakameguro is an apparel shop for a Japanese brand with exposed, concrete walls and sanded floor, contrasting the warmth of the clothes.
Fragile Shelter | Hidemi Nishida Studio
Fragile Shelter is a temporary winter structure in a deep forest consisting of six units positioned on different heights to mimic the earth undulations.
Villa SSK | Takeshi Hirobe Architects
Villa SSK is a uniquely-shaped mountainscape dwelling, overlooking the ocean. It features a courtyard with a reflecting pool around which guests can relax.
Floyd KITTE Marunouchi | Schemata Architects / Jo Nagasaka
Floyd KITTE Marunouchi is a shop with exposed ceiling, unfinished floors, and vinyl-tile walls contrasting the delicate, high-end detailing.
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.