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Doyle Collection Co. Ltd. | Saboten Beijing The 1st 0

Doyle Collection Co. Ltd. | Saboten Beijing The 1st

Deformation of our tradition and good localization are essential in order to make Japanese culture easier to be accepted by foreign countries. This is a Japanese cutlet restaurant chain called ”Saboten”, the first flagship restaurant in China. Here, viewin

Interiors Beijing Chaoyang District China dinning Dongdaqiao Road Doyle Collection Co. Ltd. featured ftnews interior design No.9 restaurant Saboten Beijing The 1st

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Ridge Apartment Complex

Japanese studios SNARK and OUVI designed a 2-stories wooden apartment built in Takasaki city, Gunma.   Gunma is the car society and, a car ownership rate per person of Gunma is the highest in Japan. The transportation by car expands a sphere of life, and t

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AD Recommends: Best of the Week

Five great projects from last week that you may have missed! Check out the amazing house The Factory by Ricardo Bofill or Nest house by japanese practice, UID Architects. Don’t miss the most visited project of the week, Country Estate designed…

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This week on Dezeen

This week on Dezeen we’ve been focussing on architecture and design in China, with Hong Kong designer Michael Young telling us that China will produce as many world-class designers as Japan within 20 years but Shanghai architects Neri&Hu mainta

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Dezeen Mail #127

Zaha Hadid Architects’ winning proposal for the Japan National Stadium is the top story in this week’s issue of Dezeen Mail, which also features all the latest news, jobs, competitions and reader comments. Read Dezeen Mail issue 127 | Subscrib

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Mejiro House by MDS Architectural Studio 0

Mejiro House by MDS Architectural Studio

This minimalist residence is a project by MDS Architectural Studio that is located in Toshima-ku, Tokyo, Japan. It was created in 2004 as a solution to the tiny, dark, and claustrophobic homes that are common in the densely populated area. Mejiro House by

Dining Room Furniture Hall and Entrance Houses Interior Design Kitchen Landscaping Living Room Staircase Terrace Concrete Walls Contemporary House Glass Walls Japan MDS Architectural Studio Minimalist Design Tokyo Toshima-ku

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Finalists Named for Japan’s Massive New National Stadium 0

Finalists Named for Japan’s Massive New National Stadium

Eleven finalists including Zaha Hadid, Toyo Ito, SANAA, and UN Studio have been announced for a major new stadium project in Japan. Tadao Ando, jury chair for the Japan Sports Council competition, revealed the contending designs for the New National Stadiu

International Cox Architecture International Design Competition Japan New National Stadium Populous SANAA Slideshow Tadao Ando The Japan Sports Council Top Toyo Ito UN Studio Zaha Hadid

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Skycourt House by Keiji Ashizawa Design 0

Skycourt House by Keiji Ashizawa Design

This contemporary renovation project in Tokyo, Japan evolved from a original structure built in the mid to late 1980′s ( a period known as the Japanese asset price bubble or ‘bubble era’). The original house was cramped and dark, so, in 2

Bathroom Bedroom Dining Room Furniture Hall and Entrance Houses Interior Design Kitchen Landscaping Living Room Remodeling Staircase Terrace Contemporary House Glass Walls Japan Keiji Ashizawa Design Roof Terrace Tokyo Wood Floors

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MUR House by Apollo Architects & Associates 0

MUR House by Apollo Architects & Associates

Apollo Architects & Associates created this minimalist residence for a single woman living in Yokohamam, Japan. The 2011 project may appear rather unwelcoming at first, however, the plain, white exterior walls surround a pleasant interior courtyard and

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Atelier-Bisque Doll by UID Architects 0

Atelier-Bisque Doll by UID Architects

Japanese studio UID Architects has designed the Atelier Bisque Doll project,  an atelier and a private residence for a doll artist. Completed in 2009, this 1,628 square foot, single story, modern house is located in Minoh, a city in Osaka Prefecture, Japan

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Sky Garden House by Keiji Ashizawa Design 0

Sky Garden House by Keiji Ashizawa Design

This contemporary, two-family residence was created by Keiji Ashizawa Design in 2010 and is located in Tokyo, Japan. The house features a glass-enclosed air shaft running through its center to provide natural light while maintaining privacy from the outsid

Bathroom Bedroom Dining Room Furniture Hall and Entrance Houses Interior Design Kitchen Living Room Staircase Terrace Contemporary House Duplex Inner Courtyard Japan Keiji Ashizawa Design Roof Terrace Spiral Staircase Tokyo

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2 Courts House by Keiji Ashizawa Design 0

2 Courts House by Keiji Ashizawa Design

Keiji Ashizawa Design created this contemporary home for a client located in Tokyo, Japan. It is a 2008 project that utilizes two inner courtyards to provide light to its four stories. 2 Courts House by Keiji Ashizawa Design: “The project is construc

Bathroom Bedroom Dining Room Furniture Hall and Entrance Houses Interior Design Kitchen Living Room Staircase Concrete Walls Contemporary House Glass Walls Inner Courtyard Japan Keiji Ashizawa Design Tokyo

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M House by D.I.G Architects 0

M House by D.I.G Architects

Japanese architecture firm, D.I.G Architects, have designed the M House in Nagoya, Japan. Completed in 2009, this 991 square foot, modern home is built on a narrow site, only 16.4 feet wide. Photos by: Takeshi YamagishiMore...

Furniture Hall and Entrance Houses Interior Design Kitchen Staircase Unique Design Black and White D.I.G Architects Glass Walls Japan Modern House Nagoya Small House Spiral Staircase White Interior Wood Accents Wood Floors

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BRUN by APOLLO Architects & Associates 0

BRUN by APOLLO Architects & Associates

APOLLO Architects & Associates  created this contemporary residence in 2011 for a couple living in Koenji Minami Suginami, Tokyo, Japan. Because of the urban location and tiny plot area, privacy and space were the main issues facing the designers. BRUN

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Orgatec 2012

Dezeen promotion: Folding geometric lampshades by Italian furniture brand Artemide and Japanese designers Miyake Design Studio are among the products to be showcased at office furniture trade fair Orgatec 2012, taking place from 23 to 27 October in Cologn

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Pit House by UID Architects 0

Pit House by UID Architects

Keisuke Maeda of UID Architects has designed the Pit House in Tamano, Okayama, Japan. . Description from the architects The house positions itself in Okayama Prefecture near Seto Inland Sea. The site is located on a terraced mountain hill that was develope

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AD Recommends: Best of the Week

Five great projects from last week that you may have missed! Check out the Cassia Coop Training Centre in Indonesia by TYIN Tegnestue Architects, or harunatsu-archi’s Villa 921 located in Okinawa, Japan. Don’t miss the most visited project of theR

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Niu House by Yoshihiro Yamamoto Architect Atelier 0

Niu House by Yoshihiro Yamamoto Architect Atelier

Osaka-based studio Yoshihiro Yamamoto Architect Atelier has completed the designed the Niu project in May 2012. This 963 square foot wooden home located in Ikoma, a city located in the north-west end of Nara Prefecture, Japan. Niu House by Yoshihiro Yamamo

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Two Family House K by Hiroyuki Shinozaki Architects 0

Two Family House K by Hiroyuki Shinozaki Architects

Tokyo-based studio Hiroyuki Shinozaki Architects has completed the House K project in 2011. This 1,738 square foot contemporary home for two families is located in Tokyo, Japan. Two Family House K by Hiroyuki Shinozaki Architects: “It is a duplex hou

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A House in Kisami by Florian Busch Architects 0

A House in Kisami by Florian Busch Architects

Tokyo-based architectural firm Florian Busch Architects has designed the A House in Kisami. Completed in 2011, this 2,196 square foot contemporary home is located in Kisami, Japan. A House in Kisami by Florian Busch Architects: “The ‘A’ House in Kisa

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Mita Residence by YJP Architecture and Toyoda and Associates 0

Mita Residence by YJP Architecture and Toyoda and Associates

This contemporary home by YJP Architecture and Toyoda and Associates unites a busy, commercial area with a quiet, residential neighborhood in Tokyo, Japan. Because of the location and small lot, designers had to find a clever solution to maximize space and

Bathroom Bedroom Dining Room Furniture Hall and Entrance Houses Interior Design Kitchen Living Room Staircase Terrace Contemporary House Glass Walls Japan Minimalist Design Tokyo Toyoda and Associates YJP Architecture

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House T by Hiroyuki Shinozaki Architects 0

House T by Hiroyuki Shinozaki Architects

Tokyo-based studio, Hiroyuki Shinozaki Architects, have designed House T. Located in Tokyo, Japan, this contemporary residence / atelier has a unique interior design that allows each floor level to seem like a floating stage. Photos by: Hiroyasu SakaguchiC

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KDR House / I.R.A. 0

KDR House / I.R.A.

Architects: International Royal Architecture Location: Tokyo, Japan Design Team: Akinori Kasegai, Daisuke Tsunakawa, Seo Jung Hwan Project Year: 2011 Photographs: Nobuaki Nakagawa Collaborators: Hideyuki Hagiuda… A site is a quiet residential s

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ISM House / I.R.A 0

ISM House / I.R.A

Architects: International Royal Architecture Location: Chiba, Japan Design Team: Akinori Kasegai, Daisuke Tsunakawa, Seo Jung Hwan, Kim Jino Project Year: 2012 Photographs: Nobuaki Nakagawa Collaborators: Hideyuki Hagiuda… A site is Isumi,Chiba

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Ginan by Keitaro Muto Architects 0

Ginan by Keitaro Muto Architects

Keitaro Muto Architects created this minimal, contemporary home located in Hashima-gun, Gifu, Japan. Gravel has been applied to the exterior walls of the 2012 project to mimic the ground for a gravity-defying effect. Ginan by Keitaro Muto Architects: ̶

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ASH House / I.R.A 0

ASH House / I.R.A

Architects: International Royal Architecture Location: Hokkaido, Japan Design Team: Akinori Kasegai , Daisuke Tsunakawa Project Year: 2010 Photographs: Courtesy of I.R.A. Collaborators: Hideyuki Hagiuda… A site is a city area in Asahikawa-shi,

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Haiku by GamFratesi 0

Haiku by GamFratesi

The design studio of GamFratesi have designed the Haiku sofa for Fredericia Furniture. . Description from GamFratesi The sofa is a reinterpretation of a Haiku, a traditional, compact and evocative form of Japanese poetry, intended as a sensory image to sug

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The Toilet, Reinvented 0

The Toilet, Reinvented

This time last year, Bill Gates made a claim. He would give $100,000 to anyone who could reinvent the toilet. … No, Gates wasn’t on a quest for his very own golden-seated, hi-tech monstrosity (to rival the most super of Japanese

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Life in Spiral by Hideaki Takayanagi 0

Life in Spiral by Hideaki Takayanagi

Japanese architect Hideaki Takayanagi has completed the Life in Spiral. Completed in 2012, this contemporary home features an extensive use of glass walls. It is located in Tokyo, Japan. Life in Spiral by Hideaki Takayanagi: “1. What is the main conc

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Wind Dyed House by acaa 0

Wind Dyed House by acaa

Japanese architectural firm acaa have designed the Wind Dyed House. Completed in 2011, this contemporary home’s low-lying profile allow it to be embedded into the slope on which it was built. It is located in Yokosuka, Japan. Photos by: Hiroshi UedaC

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BB by Yo Yamagata Architects 0

BB by Yo Yamagata Architects

Yo Yamagata Architects have completed BB in Tokyo, Japan. BB by Yo Yagamata Architects: “The site is facing the street of 4m wide one back from the main road entering the center of Tokyo. Along a main street have a scale of 10-story building but the

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House in Futakoshinchi by Tato Architects 0

House in Futakoshinchi by Tato Architects

Tato Architects has completed House in Futakoshinchi in Kanagawa, Japan. House in Futakoshinchi by Tato Architects: “Many of urban housing lots in Japan these days have been divided into pieces to leave small, narrow spaces, where, in general, variou

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N-House by Takato Tamagami 0

N-House by Takato Tamagami

Japanese architectural firm Takato Tamagami Architectural Design has completed the N-House. Completed in 2011, this 6,317 square foot, modern house is located in Tokyo, Japan. It consists of 2 separate, interlocked homes. Photos by: Masaya YoshimuraContinu

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Ant-house by mA-style Architects 0

Ant-house by mA-style Architects

The  Japanese firm, mA-style Architects, designed this minimalist residence in Shizuoka, Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan. It was completed in 2012. Ant-house by mA-style Architects: “The outer wall of black covers whole cube, and that screens visual field

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Hansha Reflection House by Studio SKLIM 0

Hansha Reflection House by Studio SKLIM

Studio SKLIM has designed the Hansha Reflection House project. Completed in 2011, this 1,334 square foot, two story, contemporary home is located in Nagoya, Japan. Hansha Reflection House by Studio SKLIM: “Hansha Reflection House is a specific reside

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House in Senri by Shogo Iwata 0

House in Senri by Shogo Iwata

Located in Suita, Osaka, Japan, this contemporary home was designed by Shogo Iwata in 2010. Divided between eight levels, the house measures 901 square feet. House in Senri by Shogo Iwata: “This house was planned for a family, husband, wife and their

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Glass House by NAF Architect and Design 0

Glass House by NAF Architect and Design

NAF Architects and Design has completed Glass House in Hiroshima, Japan. The house was built in 2011 and features an impressive system of stacked concrete blocks. Glass House by NAF Architect and Design: “This building is based on a simple system of

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Beat Pack by Studio Loop 0

Beat Pack by Studio Loop

Japanese architectural firm Studio Loop has designed the Beat Pack project in Sagamihara City, Kanagawa, Japan. Photos courtesy of Studio LoopContinue Reading about Beat Pack by Studio Loop

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Pojagi House / MDS 0

Pojagi House / MDS

Architects: MDS Location: Yokohama-City, Kanagawa, Japan Project Team: Kiyotoshi Mori, Natsuko Kawamura  Project Area: 102.68 sqm Project Year: 2010 Photographs: Toshiyuki Yano… The term tsuzukima (literally “continuous gap”) refers to a space o

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Green Cast by Kengo Kuma and Associates 0

Green Cast by Kengo Kuma and Associates

Japanese studio Kengo Kuma and Associates has designed a small building in Odawara, a city located in western Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan. Completed in 2011, this 11,000 square foot building is characterized by its striking facade of pixelated aluminum plan

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Suzusan Luminaires

. SHIBORI is a Japanese textile finishing technique which, even though it can look back on a tradition spanning centuries at the island state, is virtually unknown in the Western world. Master Hiroshi Murase, director of Suzusan, is practising this craftwo

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House in Megurohoncho by Torafu Architects 0

House in Megurohoncho by Torafu Architects

Tokyo-based studio Torafu Architects has renovated this mixed office and residential building located in Meguro, one of the 23 special wards of Tokyo, Japan. House in Megurohoncho by Torafu Architects: “This is a renovation project of a 40 year-old r

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Press Lamps by NENDO for Lasvit 0

Press Lamps by NENDO for Lasvit

Japanese design studio NENDO have created the Press Lamps for the lighting manufacturer Lasvit. . Description from NENDO: The glass tubes in this pendant and floor lamp are pressed as though they have been pinched, and the light source wedged into the narr

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F Residence by Edward Suzuki Architecture 0

F Residence by Edward Suzuki Architecture

Tokyo-based studio Edward Suzuki Architecture has designed the F residence. This two story contemporary home is located in Kamakura, a city located in Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan, about 31 miles (50 kilometers) south-west of Tokyo. F Residence by Edward Suz

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Sand Vases by Yukihiro Kaneuchi 0

Sand Vases by Yukihiro Kaneuchi

Japanese designer Yukihiro Kaneuchi has sent us images of his collection of sand vases that are based on the game of Bou-Taoshi. . Description from the designer: Bou-Taoshi is a game. The rules are simple. Players make a heap of sand and place a branch in

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Supernatural Moon Nightlight

This captivating lamp designed by Nosigner (Eisuke Tachikawa) represents the Super Moon, the biggest full moon in a cycle of 18 years. After the tragic earthquake in Japan, many of the Japanese prayed to the Super Moon for hope. According to Nosigner, this

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This week on Dezeen

This week a sharp-sided museum dedicated to ill-fated ship the RMS Titanic reminded readers of an iceberg and a Japanese house with a bookcase covering an entire wall raised concerns about the danger of falling books during an earthquake. Readers describe

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Inside House & Outside House by Takeshi Hosaka Architects 0

Inside House & Outside House by Takeshi Hosaka Architects

Japanese studio Takeshi Hosaka Architects has designed the Inside House & Outside House project. Completed in 2009, this 764 square foot contemporary home is located in Suginami, one of the 23 special wards of Tokyo, Japan. Inside House & Outside H

Houses Interior Design Contemporary House Japan Suginami Takeshi Hosaka Architects Tokyo White House

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PechaKucha Inspire Japan iBook

Highlights from the PechaKucha Inspire Japan project, launched following the earthquake and tsunami that hit the country this time last year, have been compiled in an e-book that’s now available to download free from iBookstores. (more…)

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House S by Keiji Ashizawa Design 0

House S by Keiji Ashizawa Design

Tokyo-based studio Keiji Ashizawa Design has completed the House S project in 2011. This three level contemporary home is located in a quiet residential neighborhood of central Tokyo, Japan. House S by Keiji Ashizawa Design: “House S is located in a

Dining Room Houses Interior Design Living Room Staircase Terrace Contemporary House Glass Walls Japan Keiji Ashizawa Design Roof Deck Tokyo

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One year ago… 0

One year ago…

This time last year architects and designers around the world were rallying to come up with creative ways to raise money for Japan, following the devastating earthquake and tsunami that had just struck Sendai. Designs included a video appeal, a variety of

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Project Japan: Metabolism 0

Project Japan: Metabolism

OMA sent us an absolutely fascinating book that tells the history of the Japanese architecture movement known as Metabolism. “Between 2005 and 2011, architect Rem Koolhaas and curator Hans Ulrich Obrist interviewed the surviving members of Metabolism

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Small Box by Akasaka Shinichiro Atelier 0

Small Box by Akasaka Shinichiro Atelier

Japanese studio Akasaka Shinichiro has designed the Small Box project. Completed in 2009, this 1,000 square foot, two-story, contemporary home is located in the western hillside of Mount Moiwa, Sapporo, Japan. Small Box by Akasaka Shinichiro Atelier: ̶

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Starbucks Interior by Kengo Kuma and Associates 0

Starbucks Interior by Kengo Kuma and Associates

Spotted on Contemporist and designed by Japanese studio Kengo Kuma and Associates, this interior of a Starbucks is located in Fukuoka, the capital city of Fukuoka Prefecture on the island of Kyushu, Japan. Photos courtesy of Kengo Kuma and AssociatesContin

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Nowhere but Sajima by Yasutaka Yoshimura Architects 0

Nowhere but Sajima by Yasutaka Yoshimura Architects

Japanese studio Yasutaka Yoshimura Architects has complete the Nowhere but Sajima project. This 1,830 square foot contemporary vacation home is located in Yokosuka-City, an hour distance south of Tokyo, Japan. Nowhere but Sajima residence can be booked all

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This week on Dezeen 0

This week on Dezeen

This week Marc Newson unveiled the camera he designed for Japanese brand Pentax and Nike launched a wristband that can tell whether you’ve done any exercise. Meanwhile, Austrian designer Nina Levett caused a stir with a trio of provocative videos th

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House in Eifukucho by Upsetters Architects 0

House in Eifukucho by Upsetters Architects

Japanese studio Upsetters Architects has designed the House in Eifukucho project for a family of three. Completed in Auguest 2011, this contemporary, 1,343 square foot, three level home is located in Tokyo, Japan. Photos by: Yusuke Wakabayashi Source: Desi

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One year ago… 0

One year ago…

This time last year Chinese architects MAD unveiled plans for a museum shaped like a giant icicle and a mirrored treehouse in Sweden opened up its doors to overnight guests. Japanese designers Nendo presented a collection of furniture comprised entirely o

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11 Boxes by Keiji Ashizawa Design 0

11 Boxes by Keiji Ashizawa Design

Tokyo-based studio Keiji Ashizawa Design has completed the 11 boxes project in 2007. This contemporary four story home is located in Saitama, the capital and the most populous city of Saitama Prefecture in Japan. 11 Boxes by Keiji Ashizawa Design: “I

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Ground and above Roof House by SpaceSpace 0

Ground and above Roof House by SpaceSpace

Japanese studio SpaceSpace has designed the Ground and above Roof House project. This two story contemporary home is located in a residential area in Ibaraki, a city in Osaka, Japan. Ground and above Roof House by SpaceSpace “A house situated in the

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A Suitable Environment for Books Storing 0

A Suitable Environment for Books Storing

 Shelf-Pod is a private residence and study building, located in Osaka prefecture, Japan. The client owns an extensive collection of books on the subject of Islamic history, so he requested that we create this building with the maximum capacity for its sto

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Ravine Duplex Residence by Apollo Architects and Associates 0

Ravine Duplex Residence by Apollo Architects and Associates

Japanese studio Apollo Architects and Associates has recently completed the Ravine project. This three story duplex residence is located in Shirokane, a district of Minato-ku, one of the 23 wards of Tokyo, Japan. Ravine Duplex Residence by ApolloArchitects

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Toda House by Kimihiko Okada 0

Toda House by Kimihiko Okada

Japanese architect Kimihiko Okada has sent us photos of the Toda House project. Lifted above the ground, this amazing 1,230 square foot contemporary home is located in Hiroshima, the largest city in the Chugoku region of western Honshu, the largest island

Houses Interior Design Original Content Terrace Unique Design Chugoku Contemporary House Hiroshima Honshū Japan Kimihiko Okada

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Looptecture F / By Endo Shuhei Architect Institute 0

Looptecture F / By Endo Shuhei Architect Institute

Minamiawaji, Hyogo, JapanEndo Shuhei Architect InstitutePost By:Kitticoon PoopongPhoto © Courtesy of Shuhei EndoThe function of this architecture is security and controlling all the floodgates located at port of Fukura, enlighten dangerous of the Tsunami f

Endo Shuhei Architect Institute FACADE/SKIN FUNCTIONAL Green Roof Harmony With The Context Japan MASS MATERIALS USE Public Facilities Reseach / laboratories Center Steel

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Looptecture F / By Endo Shuhei Architect Institute 0

Looptecture F / By Endo Shuhei Architect Institute

Minamiawaji, Hyogo, Japan Endo Shuhei Architect Institute Post By:Kitticoon Poopong Photo © Courtesy of Shuhei Endo The function of this architecture is security and controlling all the floodgates located at port of Fukura, enlighten dangerous of the Tsu

Green Roof MATERIALS USE Public Facilities FACADE/SKIN Steel Harmony With The Context FUNCTIONAL MASS Japan Endo Shuhei Architect Institute Reseach / laboratories Center

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Vista Residence by Apollo Architects and Associates 0

Vista Residence by Apollo Architects and Associates

Japanese studio Apollo Architects and Associates has recently completed the Vista Residence. This 1,295 square foot three story home sits on a 590 square foot corner lot in the Nishidai Itabashi ward of Tokyo, Japan. Photos by: Masao Nishikawa Source: Desi

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Five years ago

Five years ago this week OMA won a competition to design the Shenzhen Stock Exchange, which topped out in June last year. Klein Dytham Architecture completed their Moku Moku Yu baths in Japan’s Southern Alps, Tate Britain appointed Caruso St John Architec

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In Between House / By Koji Tsutsui & Associates 0

In Between House / By Koji Tsutsui & Associates

Karuizawa, Japan Koji Tsutsui & Associates Post By:Kitticoon Poopong Photo © Courtesy of Iwan Baan World Architecture Festival 2011 - Category Winner: Villa The client chose a sloped site surrounded by Japanese larch trees in a mountainous region of

VIEW House Interior Koji Tsutsui and Associates Wood House Outdoor Garden Forest House Roof House's Award Site Environment Harmony With The Context Japanese House Japan Featured Wood.

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House in Maebashi by Studio Synapse 0

House in Maebashi by Studio Synapse

Japanese architectural practice Studio Synapse has completed this house located in Maebashi, the capital city of Gunma Prefecture on Honshu island, Japan. Completed in January 2011, this 1,172 square foot single story contemporary home was designed for a f

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Looptecture F by Endo Shuhei 0

Looptecture F by Endo Shuhei

Endo Shuhei has designed a new building at the Port of Fukura in Japan. . Description from the designer: The function of this architecture is security and controlling all the floodgates located at port of Fukura, enlighten dangerous of the Tsunami for tour

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MYZ “Nest” House by No.555 Architectural Design Office 0

MYZ “Nest” House by No.555 Architectural Design Office

Japanese studio No.555 Architectural Design Office has designed the MYZ “Nest” House. Completed in 2010, this 1,050 square foot single story contemporary residence is located in Nagano, Japan. MYZ “Nest” House by No.555 Architectura

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Forest Bath by Kyoko Ikuta Architecture Laboratory and Ozeki Architects & associates 0

Forest Bath by Kyoko Ikuta Architecture Laboratory and Ozeki Architects & associates

Japanese studio Kyoko Ikuta Architecture Laboratory has designed the Forest Bath project in collaboration with Ozeki Architects & associates. This 768 square foot single story home is located in Nagano, Japan. Photos: Tomohiro Sakashita Source: DesignB

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Outside In House by Takeshi Hosaka Architects 0

Outside In House by Takeshi Hosaka Architects

Japanese studio Takeshi Hosaka Architects has designed the Outside In House project for a couple and their three children. This 1,100 square foot single-story contemporary home sits on a 1,878 square foot lot located in Yamanashi, a prefecture of Japan loc

Houses Terrace Chūbu Concrete House Contemporary House Honshū Japan Single Story Takeshi Hosaka Architects White House Yamanashi

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WAFFT Collection von Takaaki Tani und Kazunori Matsumura 0

WAFFT Collection von Takaaki Tani und Kazunori Matsumura

Die WAFFT Möbel Collection ist ein Geniestreich der japanischen Designer Takaaki Tani und Kazunori Matsumura. Der Wafft Hocker besticht durch seine Einfachheit. Der Wafft Tisch durch seine strickte Geradlinigkeit. Hauchdünn und dennoch äußerst stabil hebt

Design Interieur Möbel Aluminium Collection Hocker Holz Holzmix Hybrid Japan Kazunori Matsumura Kollektion Minimalismus Mix Möbelkollektion Stool Stuhl Takaaki Tani Takaaki Tani Kazunori Matsumura Tisch

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One year ago… 0

One year ago…

This time last year Álvaro Siza completed an L-shaped auditorium clad in grey tiles and white marble and Japanese designer Tokujin Yoshioka created a boutique interior for Issey Miyake’s collapsible clothing range. The V&A announced the shortlis

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Tori Tori Restaurant by Rojkind Arquitectos and Esrawe Studio 0

Tori Tori Restaurant by Rojkind Arquitectos and Esrawe Studio

Mexico City-based studio Rojkind Arquitectos and design workshop Esrawe Studio have completed the Tori Tori project in 2011. This Japanese restaurant is located in Polanco, a group of seven official neighborhoods in Mexico City. Tori Tori Restaurant by Roj

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Digital Origami Tigers in Sydney, Australia 0

Digital Origami Tigers in Sydney, Australia

Designed by LAVA, the Two Digital Origami Tigers started their 2010 world travels playfully celebrating Chinese New Year at Customs House, Sydney. The tigers are inspired by “zhezhi”, a Chinese term for paper folding, more popularly known by its Japanese n

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Outdoors Indoors House by Be-Fun Design and EANA 0

Outdoors Indoors House by Be-Fun Design and EANA

Japanese studio Be-Fun Design has recently completed the Outdoors Indoors House project in collaboration with Kohei Iwasaki and Tota Abe of EANA. Located in Shinagawa-Ku, one of the 23 special wards of Tokyo, Japan, this 775 square foot two story residence

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Video: Oki Sato of nendo 0

Video: Oki Sato of nendo

Nendo in Japanese means free forming clay almost like Play-Doh, founder Oki Sato goes on to further describe the meaning to represent in the end ‘flexibility’.  The company, which he established in Tokyo in 2002 after graduating with an…

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What is Design? 0

What is Design?

What is design? Design is about finding a balance. There’s a Japanese word for the place in between – “ma”. It’s the interval of time between two things. It’s the point in the swing of a pendulum when the…

Coffee with an Architect

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