Tag: Japanese architecture

Othello | CAPD

Othello | CAPD

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• April 6, 2010 • Comments (1)

Japanese architectural studio CAPD has designed the Othello house in Japan. + Project description courtesy of CAPD | Translation: Yoko Fuchikawa The construction site is approximately 100 square meters and is located in the corner of a dense, but quiet residential area in Hiroshima city. We planned it so that the space will suggest a […]

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3 Dan Box | CAPD

3 Dan Box | CAPD

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• April 5, 2010 • Comments (0)

3 Dan Box by Japanese architectural studio CAPD, is the 3 stacked boxes designed to accommodate a hair saloon and a residence for the hairstylist in Japan. The formal strategy is effectively interacting with the natural sun-lighting, as a result to create a better and comfortable inner environment. The outer structure of each story is […]

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House Uc | Miyahara Architect Office

House Uc | Miyahara Architect Office

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• September 8, 2009 • Comments (7)

House Uc by Japan-based Miyahara Architect Office is a private house located in residential area of Tokyo standing on a small and narrow site of irregular shape. House Uc was designed to imply the essence of the house within the urban context by bringing out the characteristics of the finishing material. Miyahara Architect Office + […]

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House TTN | Miyahara Architect Office

House TTN | Miyahara Architect Office

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• September 7, 2009 • Comments (2)

Japan-based Miyahara Architect Office has designed the House TTN located in Tokyo , Japan. The house was designed to accommodate three families with independent kitchen unit, bathroom, and toilet. The main spaces are separated by outdoor common decks which also act as buffer zone between families. + Project description courtesy of Miyahara Architect Office, text […]

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House Sz | Miyahara Architect Office

House Sz | Miyahara Architect Office

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• April 11, 2009 • Comments (1)

Japan practice architect,  Teruo Miyahara / Miyahara Architect Office recently has completed a private house – House Sz, located in Ibaraki , Japan.  Use of internal courtyards to act as buffer zones between the spaces, and also to maximize penetration of the natural daylighting into the interior spaces. + Text below provided by architect, Teruo […]

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Part 2: Embassy Of Finland In Tokyo | Architects Lahdelma & Mahlamäki Ltd

Part 2: Embassy Of Finland In Tokyo | Architects Lahdelma & Mahlamäki Ltd

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• April 1, 2009 • Comments (0)

This is the part 2 for the Embassy Of Finland In Tokyo by Architects Lahdelma & Mahlamäki Ltd. The success of this project is architect attempts to harmonize between Finnish and Japanese culture and architectural form in this project. + Project description provided by Architects Lahdelma & Mahlamäki Ltd Architecture “Aiki” is based on the […]

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Part 1: Embassy Of Finland In Tokyo | Architects Lahdelma & Mahlamäki Ltd

Part 1: Embassy Of Finland In Tokyo | Architects Lahdelma & Mahlamäki Ltd

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• April 1, 2009 • Comments (9)

The Embassy Of Finland In Tokyo, by Architects Lahdelma & Mahlamäki Ltd. This is a first prize in the architectural competition arranged by the Ministry for Foreign Affairs. I like the project in terms of the clean building form with a blurred shadow effect during the night when the interior lit up. It seems to […]

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F House | Katsufumi Kubota Architect

F House | Katsufumi Kubota Architect

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• March 11, 2009 • Comments (0)

F House by Japanese architect Katsufumi Kubota. The contemporary geometrical facade is so precise, clean, striking and structurally very provocative. It folded to become a roof and opened up the interior space into the landscape. The house reminds me Tadao Ando works, perhaps because of its concrete finish and clean interior space with light. This […]

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Go-Sees Hiroo Photography Studios | Jun Aoki & associates

Go-Sees Hiroo Photography Studios | Jun Aoki & associates

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• January 8, 2009 • Comments (0)

A clean facade and composition for photography studio in Tokyo, Japan, designed by Jun Aoki & associates. There are 3 rental photo studios where two in the basement, one on the ground. Ground floor accommodates the car parking lots for studio users. The ceiling grid with fluorescent light allows ever-changing appearance of the space during […]

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Contemporary House in Boukyo | Nakayma Architects

Contemporary House in Boukyo | Nakayma Architects

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• December 31, 2008 • Comments (0)

As you can see, a very contrast materials between inside and outside, where external skins are covered by rusting effect steel and fine materials with lighting effect internally. The idea of the house was to spatially distinct between public and private area in Architects Nakayma‘s spatial organization. 2 bedrooms with a bathroom are placed just […]

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