KURE – Mindful of its place amongst the vernacular, the house easily blends into the residential neighbourhood.
CHIBA – The new residence in Chiba defies housing stereotypes and lands like an unidentified architectural object on the hillside residential neighbourhood.
SHIGA – In his hometown and apparently his architectural playground, Kouichi Kimura designed a residence for a photographer.
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Although school may be out right now, we can still dream of naps and playtime in these five projects that bring out the kid in us all.
The quirky designs of modern housing in Japan undeniably grab our attention time and again. Here are five of our favourites.
From dental clinics to hospices, Mark has picked five projects that cater to the needs of the healthcare industry.
We take a look at five projects that have benefited from the qualities of concrete as a durable resource for family residences, public buildings and tiny houses.
TOKYO – A shop for specialist tea brand Ajiroen adds the final piece to a five-part puzzle in a city 50-km west of Tokyo.
FUJIEDA – Being considerate to the neighbours was a prerequisite for a residential commission where the client's plot was on the vacant land next to his parents.
TOYOTA – A sports clinic on the edge of a national highway isn't something that you see every day but that's exactly where recreational healthcare company Grow has set-up shop.
TOGANE – With the latest census showing a worrying decline in Japan's population, universities must adapt in order to attract international students to take up study opportunities.
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