JIGSAW | Daigo Ishii + Future-scape Architects
JIGSAW is a renovation project of a wooden old office constructed 25 years ago to a beauty salon. It was mediocre architecture. But, we affirmed that it had been in the town for 25 year, and, at the same time,...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.