House in Hanekita by Katsutoshi Sasaki

Japanese architect Katsutoshi Sasaki designed this two-storey house in hanekita for two family living in a residential neighbourhood in Okazaki, Japan. "My interest is in how the connection between the individ...

House in Byoubugaura by Takeshi Hosaka, Japan

With all floors drastically curved upwards, Japanese practice Takeshi Hosaka architects designed this 90 sqm house in Byoubugaura — a residential area in Yokohama, which is characterized by rolling hills ...

SUMIYOSHIDO kampo lounge

Japanese design office id has designed the SUMIYOSHIDO kampo lounge, a clinic for acupuncture and moxibustion. SUMIYOSHIDO kampo lounge is a new shape of herbal pharmacy where doctor prescribes based on orient...

Le Mistral gift shop in Tokyo by JP architects

Japanese practice JP architects recently designed this tokyo-based gift shop selling European sundries. "In a retail space stacking many goods - having various colors and shapes, 'ways of display' determine an ...

Scape House by FORM /Kouichi Kimura Architects, Shiga

FORM/Kouichi Kimura Architects’ Scape House in Shiga, Japan, offers beautiful views of the surrounding neighborhood through a composition of windows which also determine the layout of the facade. The house is...

Beige concept store in Tokyo by Nendo

Nendo a recently completed a concept store for fashion brand BEIGE, newly opened in the Tamagawa Takashimaya shopping centre in suburban Tokyo. The brand’s owners wanted a multi-functional space that would a...

Kusatsu house by ALTS Design Office

Built on a lot surrounded by neighboring houses and a parking space in Shiga, Japan, Japanese practice ALTS Design Office has designed this dwelling organizing the living space around a large windowless wall. ...

Kayanoya Shop by Kengo Kuma, Tokyo

Kengo Kuma has recently completed the interior refurbishment of the Kayanoya Shop in Tokyo, a soy sauce manufacture whose history dates back more than 120 years. The Kayanoya Shop in Nihonbashi is a reproducti...