House in Kashiba | Horibe Associates
The clients of House in Kashiba requested a bath from which they could gaze out on a courtyard. We planted a "symbol tree" in the courtyard and designed the bathroom to look out over it. The courtyard brings light and...Read More
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White Collage | Keikichi Yamauchi architect and associates
White Collage is a minimalist house by Keikichi Yamauchi architects and associates with steel sheets covering its bottom and giving a view of the exterior.
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.
House in Sakurashinmachi | comma design office
House in Sakurashinmachi is a renovated project with the existing structure reinforced against earthquakes. Two families live there but share the garden.
Tiny House in Kobe | FujiwaraMuro Architects
Tiny House in Kobe has a red cedar wood facade. It sits on a small plot and uses it to its maximum by stacking rooms vertically into a three-story unit.
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.
KAWATE | KEITARO MUTO ARCHITECTS
KAWATE house is a unit with a cantilevered story that provides shelter for the family to play. The floating theme extends to the inside with the staircase.
BASE | KOMADA ARCHITECTS’ OFFICE
BASE is a three-story building with the office on the 1st floor and dwellings on other floors. Careful fenestration opens the space to the street.
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.
F-WHITE | Takuro Yamamoto Architects
F-WHITE house is built on an unusually large plot with the rectangular courtyard in the center providing the unit with natural light.
Dogsalon in Oita | Horibe Associates
Dogsalon in Oita is a residence and dog salon featured in one unit. The relaxed, open atmosphere was achieved with the use of plywood and concrete.
S HOUSE | KOMADA ARCHITECTS’ OFFICE
S HOUSE is a three-person residence consisting of five different boxes randomly connected, making no difference between the front and the back of the unit.
House of Shimanto | Keisuke Kawaguchi+K2-DESIGN
House of Shimanto has a closed north side to reduce the noise from the nearby traffic and a roof designed to withstand heavy rains in the area.
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.
Tato House | Tato Architects / Yo Shimada
Tato House consists of the west and the east part connected with the stairwell. It has a view of the downtown, the sea, and the mountain.