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Two residences in one house by Hugo Kohno Architect Associates

Two residences in one house by Hugo Kohno Architect Associates Architects: Hugo Kohno Architect Associates Location: Ōta, Japan Year: 2016 Area: 2.465 ft²/ 229 m² Photo courtesy: Seiichi Ohsawa Description: "Located in an alleyway off a shopping street, this property is closely bounded on the east by a road...

Jun contemporary two-story residence designed by Ichiro Tanaka in Japan

Jun contemporary two-story residence designed by Ichiro Tanaka in Japan Architects: Ichiro Tanaka Location: Japan Year: 2017 Photo courtesy: Stirling Elmendorf Thank you for reading this article!

House that Coexists with the Landscape by Takashi Okuno

House that Coexists with the Landscape by Takashi Okuno Architects: Takashi Okuno Location: Japan Year: 2016 Area: 893 ft²/ 83 m² Photo courtesy: Hirokazu Fujimura Description: "“We want to live among the landscapes that we grew up with.”
This is a home for a young couple who told us...

Building used as a studio and gallery of the photographer and his residence as well

Building used as a studio and gallery of the photographer and his residence as well Architects: FORM/Kouichi Kimura Architects Location: Japan Year: 2017 Photo courtesy: Yoshihiro Asada, Norihito Yamauchi Description: "The site is located along an arterial road that runs through the countryside. In the neighborhood stand private...

An area where the dwellers can escape from their daily life and spend an extraordinary time

An area where the dwellers can escape from their daily life and spend an extraordinary time Architects: ALTS Design Office Location: Koka, Japan Year: 2017 Area: 1.162 ft²/ 108 m² Photo courtesy: Masahiko Nishida Description: "A house under the eaves. This residence was built next to the main building...

New type of hotel situated near Tokyo Sky Tree in the dense urban district of Oshiage

New type of hotel situated near Tokyo Sky Tree in the dense urban district of Oshiage Architects: Kengo Kuma & Associates Location: Oshiage, Sumida, Japan Year: 2017 Photo courtesy: Keishin Horikoshi / SS Tokyo Description: "[email protected] is a new type of hotel situated near Tokyo Sky Tree in...

Villa built on a small site wedged between the road and the river where standard elements of the ‘domestic cosmetic’ are absent

Villa built on a small site wedged between the road and the river where standard elements of the ‘domestic cosmetic’ are absent Architects: atelier BORONSKI Location: Kyoto, Japan Year: 2017 Photo courtesy: atelier BORONSKI Description: "On a typically small site wedged between the road and the river this...

House in the neighborhood of an old village designed by NRM Architects Office

House in the neighborhood of an old village designed by NRM Architects Office Architects: NRM Architects Office Location: Japan Year: 2017 Photo courtesy: NRM Architects Office Description: "House for 5 people built in Nara Prefecture. The neighborhood is an old village, but in recent years the development has...

Front side walls at terrace cut the views from neighbors and maximize the sunlight in the interior

Front side walls at terrace cut the views from neighbors and maximize the sunlight in the interior Architects: Keitaro Muto Architects Location: Nagoya, Japan Year: 2017 Area: 1.711 ft²/ 159 m² Photo courtesy: APERTOZERO Description: "It is three stories residence near the central Nagoya city. Requirements of client...

The rebuilding of Hourglass house by *studioLOOP

The rebuilding of Hourglass house by *studioLOOP Architects: *studioLOOP Location: Gunma Prefecture, Japan Year: 2014 Photo courtesy: *studioLOOP Description: "This is a rebuilding project for families who have been living in this area for a long time. Hourglass is a house located in Gunma, Japan. On the south...

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