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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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Mountains & Opening House + "Dragon Beard"

Mountains & Opening House + “Dragon Beard”

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• January 27, 2011 • Comments (0)

Do you still remember the “Mountains & Opening House” designed by EASTERN design office that we’ve featured last year? It is a house and studio for a Japanese sneaker brand “Dragon Beard“. Designed with the philosophy of the brand “Dragon Beard“, the architecture is on a hill above the land where the business carries had […]

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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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Mint House | epitaph

Mint House | epitaph

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• November 17, 2010 • Comments (0)

Japanese design studio epitaph has designed the mint private house located in Japan. + Project description courtesy epitaph This project is a reform of the house of 35 years old. This house is an one-storied house. The structure is a light gauge steel. The owner hoped to us for removing the partition wall that became […]

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Yoshizushi | epitaph

Yoshizushi | epitaph

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• November 17, 2010 • Comments (0)

Japanese design studio epitaph recently has completed the remodeling of the yoshizushi sushi shop in Japan. + Project description courtesy epitaph This project is remodeling of the sushi shop in Japan. This store which there was in the first floor of the building was redecorated with remodeling construction of the whole building and opened in […]

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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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Moonwalk - MOSTIP | EASTERN Design Office

Moonwalk – MOSTIP | EASTERN Design Office

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• May 23, 2010 • Comments (0)

Japanese studio EASTERN design office has designed the MOSTIP shoe shop in one of the huge shopping mall in Japan. With its dynamic form, the triangle was shaped from the moon to give the sense of non-static, the shoes are displayed and placed on it, as symbolizing an invisible man enjoying a moonwalk. + Project […]

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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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