Tag: Japanese architecture

THE TWIST for Tokyo Olympic Stadium \ MenoMenoPiu Architects & FHF Architectes

THE TWIST for Tokyo Olympic Stadium \ MenoMenoPiu Architects & FHF Architectes

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• March 16, 2013 • Comments (0)

MenoMenoPiu Architects & FHF Architectes proposed their entry for the TOKYO OLYMPIC STADIUM. 1. A district town Which must be an excellence tool for the public and for all its participants. Its architecture connects gardens, squares, covered pedestrian streets, gathering spaces and induce new urban comportaments. Designed as a city fragment, not only as a […]

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Onjuku Beach House \ BAKOKO

Onjuku Beach House \ BAKOKO

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• January 12, 2013 • Comments (0)

Onjuku is a popular seaside resort and fishing town on Chiba’s Pacific coast, about an hour and a half by train from Tokyo. The beach house is sited behind a bluff, 300 meters from Onjuku’s famous white sand beach. Built for an international couple—the husband is a lifelong surfer—who live and work in Tokyo, this […]

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House YAGIYAMA \ Kazuya Saito Architects

House YAGIYAMA \ Kazuya Saito Architects

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• November 15, 2012 • Comments (1)

Kazuya Saito Architects recently has completed the House YAGIYAMA. + Architect’s statement by Kazuya Saito Architects This one-story house is for an old couple will spend their rest of life after retirements. The house is located in Yagiyama hilly district which lies south of a Hirosegawa river terrace. It it a historical residential area developing […]

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Niu House \ Yoshihiro Yamamoto of YYAA

Niu House \ Yoshihiro Yamamoto of YYAA

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• September 18, 2012 • Comments (0)

The site is located at the very end of the residential section developed in the 1970s in Nara, Japan. There are homogeneous prefabricated houses in one side, and ancient Japanese-styled houses and rich nature spread in another side. It is the typical site of Nara. We planned a new residence for young husband and wife. […]

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Galerie Ashiya Schule \ Naoko Horibe

Galerie Ashiya Schule \ Naoko Horibe

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• August 28, 2012 • Comments (0)

Naoko Horibe recently has completed Galerie Ashiya Schule. Galerie Ashiya Schule manages and promotes contemporary artists. Because the lot is located on a corner facing a relatively lively street, the client requested an elegant exterior design that would symbolically represent the gallery. The oversized wooden doors fulfill this symbolic role, drawing visitors into a world […]

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House in Kyobate \ Naoko Horibe

House in Kyobate \ Naoko Horibe

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• June 12, 2012 • Comments (0)

Japanese architect Naoko Horibe recently has completed the House in Kyobate, Japan. This home for a family with young children centers around a Japanese-style mezzanine with tatami flooring. Extending out into the first floor living/dining/kitchen area, and with a view of both that room and the second floor children’s rooms, the mezzanine serves to link […]

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Sushi Dining Matsu \ JAM

Sushi Dining Matsu \ JAM

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• March 28, 2012 • Comments (0)

The site faces the main street of the busy shopping district in Osaka Central City. The outer wall which faces the corner lot of the existing building is covered with glass, and has drawn the attention from the circumference. After calculating the efficient degree of lighting of daytime, and the height of eyes of walkers […]

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Cafe KBT \ JAM

Cafe KBT \ JAM

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• March 28, 2012 • Comments (0)

The site is located at the foot of Mt. Wakakusayama in northern Nara. Here, in a region of a historical area including Machiya – traditional wooden townhouses -, Shin-Yakushi-Ji Temple and Buddhist temples. The Intention was to create a rich relaxation place for tourists and neighbors. The building which should be repaired is an old […]

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T Residence \ EASTERN design office

T Residence \ EASTERN design office

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• March 1, 2012 • Comments (1)

Japanese architectural firm EASTERN design office recently has completed the T Residence. + Project statement by EASTERN design office 1. A ghost and a samurai residence “I’m scared, scared. This house is haunted by a ghost.” This is what my kids said when they saw the house before remodeling. I am their mom. I am […]

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Continuous-discrete (Japanese Souvenir Shop) \ ARCHIEE

Continuous-discrete (Japanese Souvenir Shop) \ ARCHIEE

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• January 27, 2012 • Comments (0)

Paris-based Japanese architects ARCHIEE recently has completed the renovation project for a boutique, located in Paris, that displays and sells traditional Japanese products. Bellow are the details of the concept: • Simple grid The project is based on a simple grid of Phillips screws that form the system for displaying the merchandise. There are a […]

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