SunnyHills at Minami-Aoyama | Kengo Kuma & Associates
SunnyHills at Minami-Aoyama is a shop that specialized in selling pineapple cake (a popular sweet in Taiwan) and it has the shape of a bamboo basket. It is built on a joint system called "Jiigoku-Gumi", the traditional method used in...Read More
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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.
duplex house in tokito | Hidehiro Fukuda architects
duplex house in tokito consists of two rectangular structures built for two families and connected with a corridor. It also serves as an atelier.
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.
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.
Azuchi house | ALTS DESIGN OFFICE
Azuchi house is a small space that seems much larger because of its design. The organic, wooden interior has a large open floor plan and big windows.
GINAN | KEITARO MUTO ARCHITECTS
GINAN house sits on a long and narrow plot and has a space for the garden. The diagonal gravel wall of the house seems as if it's a part of the garden.
Everybody Finds Somebody Someplace. | TKDaaa
Everybody Finds Somebody Someplace building sits on a narrow site with a terrace on the third and the fourth floor creating an inviting, open space.
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.
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.
Keyhole house | EASTERN design office
Keyhole house is a small residence in the shape of a keyhole. The ledge under the ceiling of the first floor provides a path for the owners' cats.
House in Yamakawa | Horibe Associates
House in Yamakawa has storage spaces around it that buffer against traffic noise. The wooden unit clad in black metal is designed for a couple with a child.
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.