Café/Day

Architet: Design Office Location: Numazu, Shizuoka, Japan Year built: 2010 The asphalt surface of a car park extends inside this coffee. Markings painted white continue over the surface of the inner floor, indicating route directions and pedestrian crossing. Recycled car seats are used as chairs and benches are modeled on the bus-stop to sit. Café / day is located…

+Node

Architect: UID Architects Location: Hiroshima, Japan Year built: 2012 Named +node, the house in Hiroshima Prefecture was designed by UID Architects as an all-timber building that brings the surrounding woodland to its inhabitants. The main body of the building is a long rectangular box with one end anchored to the ground and the other sticking out into…

Residence of Daisen

Architect: Keisuke Kawaguchi+K2-Design Location: Yonago, Japan Year built: 2013 The house site is situated in the midst of abundant cherry and pine trees, standing at natural well-balanced intervals with trunks reaching towards the sky with bountiful leaves. The figures of the trees are beautiful. They are the legitimate habitants of the forest. Sensitive dialogue with the site is requisite…

Park House

Architect: Tsuyoshi Kobayashi + studio Another Apartment Location: Tokyo, Japan Year built:  2013 Is a house with an asymmetrical roof on a narrow site on the outskirts of Tokyo. The three-story house has a glass facade designed to offer a view into the trees. A garage and a bathroom occupy most of the ground floor of Park…

House in Tamatsu

Architect: Kenji Ido Location: Osaka, Japan Year built: 2012 The house is designed for 4 members of a family with two children. The house is located at the city center and a small plot. This narrow house contains white boxes quarries of stairs and a distorted upper floor. The three-story house replaces former residents of the house on…

House in Takaya

Architect: Design Office Location: Hirsohima, Japan Year built: 2011 The ‘house of Takaya’ is an introverted residence for one family. In a shipyard input consisting of a layer of sandy earth inhabitants towards the primary portal formed with two large sliding glass doors. Contained within a discreet rectangular box clad with monochromatic finishes, visitors discover…

House in Saka

Architect: Design Office Location: Hiroshima, Japan Year built: 2011 Is a single family home with a closed, windowless facade, the exterior of this dwelling discreetly lifts from the ground to introduce natural light into interior spaces. Wrapped around a central outdoor courtyard, lounge and dining area overlook the tree that was planted in a vacuum….

House in Chayagasaka

Architect: Tetsuo Kondo Location: Aichi, Japan Year built: 2012 Conceived with the idea of ​​building a dwelling of a single room, this house has a floor entirely open, which is made from a composition of ordinary boxes of room sizes of variable shapes that are stacked one above the other in a staggered manner ….

House K

Architect: Sou Fujimoto Location: Osaka, Japan Year built: 2013 The House is a k, home crescent-shaped massive in the dense urban fabric of the north-Osaka. The approach to a web-shaped disproportionate L is one of a ground plane thickened slender. Against the houses of the neighbors on three sides and surrounded by a grove of…

House in Miyoshi

Architect: Design Office Location: Miyoshi, Hiroshima, Japan Year built: 2011-2012 The ‘house in miyoshi,’ a  suburban neighborhood of Hiroshima, adjacent to active railroad tracks. Due to the noise from the trains throughout the day, the dwelling is composed as a continuous exterior shell encapsulating the interior program to provide acoustic comfort. The various private functions are…

House in Chigasaki

Architect: Design Office Location: Chigasaki, Kanagawa, Japan Year built: 2011 Design Studio has made good use of leftover urban voids too small for a standard house and too big to leave as waste. Their solution was to insert a slender rectangular steel frame in a rectangular footprint with elliptical ends. Organized over three stories, the…

House in Tosuien

Architect: Design Office Location: Hiroshima,Japan Year built: 2011 In the quiet residential area in Hiroshima was recently completed a house for a family with three children. The residence offers its particular originality at first sight: the structure of the metal frame and an upper storey concrete floor are completely covered with translucent panels like a large…