Japan

House in Kimitsu is located in the countryside of the city of Okayama, where fields and rice paddies spread out

House in Kimitsu is located in the countryside of the city of Okayama, where fields and rice paddies spread out Architects: Kawakami Architects Location: Okayama Prefecture, Japan Year: 2014 Area: 1.453 ft²/ 135 m² Photo courtesy: Yoko Inoue Description: "This "House in Kimitsu" is located in the countryside of...

House in Midorigaoka: a triple tiered, nine-by-twenty two meters plot of land with a tuck under garage

House in Midorigaoka: a triple tiered, nine-by-twenty two meters plot of land with a tuck under garage Architects: Yutaka Yoshida Architect & Associates Location: Midorigaoka, Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan Year: 2013 Photo courtesy: Tomohiro Sakashita Description: “This is the residence for family of three, built in a quiet...

Otsu House by ALTS Design Office is a comfy house, a welcoming atmosphere with lots of light

Otsu House by ALTS Design Office is a comfy house, a welcoming atmosphere with lots of light Architects: ALTS Design Office Location: Otsu, Shiga Prefecture, Japan Year: 2016 Area: 1.141 ft²/ 106 m² Photo courtesy: Yuta Yamada Description: "This house was built in the newly-developed subdivision surrounding new housing....

Renovation of the 39 year old structure into contemporary building with a facade of white fins to conceal two stores

Renovation of the 39 year old structure into contemporary building with a facade of white fins to conceal two stores Architects: Jun Murata Location: Osaka Prefecture, Japan Year: 2016 Area: 3.500 ft²/ 325 m² Photo courtesy: Jun Murata Description: "With a facade of white fins to conceal two stores...

Wooden Fence House for four in a mini-development site by Hitotomori/Tomoko

Wooden Fence House for four in a mini-development site by Hitotomori/Tomoko Architects: Hitotomori/Tomoko Location: Matsubara, Osaka Prefecture, Japan Year: 2015 Area: 861 ft²/ 80 m² Photo courtesy: Youhei Sasakura Description: "A house for four people that was built on a mini-development site. To ensure privacy, a fence runs along...

Narrow Apartment located in the middle of a gentle plateau in Tokyo by HMAA

Narrow Apartment located in the middle of a gentle plateau in Tokyo by HMAA Architects: HMAA Location: Minamiazabu, Minato, Tokyo, Japan Year: 2016 Area: 3.444 ft²/ 320 m² Photo courtesy: HMAA Description: "The site, an elongated square to the east and west, the frontage 7m, depth 20m, is located...

The Corner Contemporary House in Kitashirakawa by UME Architects

The Corner Contemporary House in Kitashirakawa by UME Architects Architects: UME Architects Location: Kyoto, Japan Year: 2015 Photo courtesy: Yasushi Ichikawa Description: “The site is located in Kitashirakawa, Kyoto adjacent to a stream, the Higashiyama mountains with its ‘Daimonji’ of ‘Gozan-no-Okuribi’ (a summer event in Kyoto) and has...

APOLLO Architects design the Nest, a small steel frame structure of three level house

APOLLO Architects design the Nest, a small steel frame structure of three level house Architects: APOLLO Architects Location: Nagoya, Aichi Prefecture, Japan Year: 2015 Area: 463 ft²/ 43 m² Photo courtesy: Masao Nishikawa Description: "This small house located within a commercial area near Nagoya station is built on a...

Wooden House in Shinkawa, Sapporo by Yoshichika Takagi

Wooden House in Shinkawa, Sapporo by Yoshichika Takagi Architects: Yoshichika Takagi Location: Sapporo, Hokkaido Prefecture, Japan Year: 2015 Area: 840 ft²/ 78 m² Photo courtesy: Yuta Oseto Description: This is a house with a space that resembles an inside and an outside. The space has a huge...

House in Nagoya by Atelier Tekuto

House in Nagoya by Atelier Tekuto Architects: Atelier Tekuto Location: Nagoya, Aichi Prefecture, Japan Year: 2015 Photo courtesy: Toshihiro Sobajima Description: The site is situated in the local location where around 30 minutes via auto from Nagoya Station. Claim to fame material in Central territory in Japan is...

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