Tag: Japanese architecture

House in Kitasaya | Terminal01

House in Kitasaya | Terminal01

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• February 1, 2011 • Comments (0)

Japanese studio Terminal01 has completed a house in Kitasaya located in Ehime Prefecture, Japan. “void” was placed at the center of the house, which is the main space of the house. This space is open up to the sky…family can feel the cycle of the seasons, weather, light, and so on, through this void space, […]

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House in Ise | Takashi Yamaguchi & Associates

House in Ise | Takashi Yamaguchi & Associates

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• January 30, 2011 • Comments (0)

Japanese architect Takashi Yamaguchi & Associates has designed a house in Ise,  Japan. The building is composed of two volumes arranged in parallel. A vertical void links the rooftop terrace and the light court on the first floor, drawing nature into the interior. Takashi Yamaguchi & Associates + Project description by Takashi Yamaguchi & Associates […]

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Little One-room House with A Curve | Studio Velocity

Little One-room House with A Curve | Studio Velocity

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• December 9, 2010 • Comments (0)

Japanese architectural firm Studio Velocity designed a curved building located in Nagoya city, Japan. The shape of the building is something like the volume of the entrance door stretched, and the section at the entrance is only the size of the door. However, the section becomes larger both vertically and horizontally, as one walks into […]

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M House | D.I.G Architects

M House | D.I.G Architects

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• December 4, 2010 • Comments (0)

M House, a small house was built on a narrow site designed by D.I.G Architects. The width of the site is 5m, just the same as the street in front, and the house is even narrowed down into 3m width tubular space. This tubular space separates into two branches, one protrudes straight in the air […]

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Majima Clinic | D.I.G Architects

Majima Clinic | D.I.G Architects

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• December 4, 2010 • Comments (0)

Designed by Japanese firm D.I.G Architects, the Majima Clinic was developed based on the concept of “ORIGAMI”. The space under the “ORIGAMI” paper, “ORIGAMI” is the wall or the roof and the eaves. the folding “paper” generate the gap and opening, and the folding operation generate the ambiguous border between the open space and the […]

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A House Awaiting Death | EASTERN design office

A House Awaiting Death | EASTERN design office

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• September 13, 2010 • Comments (0)

A House Awaiting Death by Japanese studio EASTERN design office is an interesting project name for an owner who will die in 15 years, the house is elevated from the ground and capturing the sea view framed by the waving opening which was inspired by the blue butterfly. What we wanted to capture in this […]

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A House in Showa-cho | FujiwaraMuro Architects

A House in Showa-cho | FujiwaraMuro Architects

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• August 14, 2010 • Comments (1)

Japanese architectural firm FujiwaraMuro Architects recently has completed a small yet contemporary house in Showa-cho, Japan. Showa-cho is a quiet place even though it is downtown. There are many people residency from a long time ago. The design of the residence has a narrow frontage, which is a part of a row house (17.89m ×3.94m). […]

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House in Hamadera | Akiyoshi Nakao of Coo Planning

House in Hamadera | Akiyoshi Nakao of Coo Planning

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• August 13, 2010 • Comments (0)

Japanese architect Akiyoshi Nakao of Coo Planning designed a house in Hamadera. It is a house where three families who built in Osaka Prefecture Sakai City live. It is located in a still residential area where an old station and the tram named hamadera suwanomori remain. The master bought land for this town where memories […]

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Mountains & Opening House | EASTERN design office

Mountains & Opening House | EASTERN design office

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• July 25, 2010 • Comments (1)

Mountains & Opening House designed by Japanese studio EASTERN design office for a Japanese sneaker brand as well as a residential house. The house is located in Takarazuka-city of Hyogo Prfecture, Japan, having an entire view of the Osaka Plain. Due to its site condition, the house has been designed and developed based on the […]

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Strips | EASTERN Design Office + HOJO Structure Research Institue

Strips | EASTERN Design Office + HOJO Structure Research Institue

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• May 18, 2010 • Comments (3)

Japanese studio EASTERN design office has designed the sculptural facade – Strips in Shiga Japan. The form of this construction is the dancing light and the shadow. They dance slowly over one day. They dance slowly like a Noh performance. This has a sculpturesque solidity in its expression. EASTERN design office + Project description courtesy […]

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