MinamiAoyama M | Takeshi Hirobe Architects
MinamiAoyama M is a house that’s built in the center of Tokyo, in Minato Ward. The circumference is enclosed by the house. Therefore, the plan to open internally by using two spot gardens is adopted. Moreover, the octagonal stairwell accomplishes...Read More
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House in Nipponbashi | WARO KISHI + K.ASSOCIATES/Architects
House in Nipponbashi by Waro Kishi sits on a tiny plot and extends vertically. The top floor serves as an open-air terrace and emphasizes urban life.
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.