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Amsterdam – To safeguard a family against the nightmarish housing market, Dutch architecture firm Beta created a mini-apartment building in a new Amsterdam neighbourhood.
Mornington, Australia – Beach houses are where dream residential typologies become realities. For Austin Maynard Architects, this one was a chance to challenge even those dreams.
Seoul – A residential project by STPMJ architects reveals an unconventional way of building homes in dense areas of South Korea.
PICHICUY – On the Chilean coast, the Pacific Ocean is in view from a geometric gem of a house designed by Veronica Arcos.
MURAZ – The architects maintained the original layout of masonry and woodwork but synthesized it and clarified its relationship in a minimal architectural language.
FRANCE – Going past the point of mere admiration and infatuation, the architects design a residence where the car is fully-integrated in the day-to-day occupations of its inhabitants.
KURE – Mindful of its place amongst the vernacular, the house easily blends into the residential neighbourhood.
ICHEON – A 1:1 ratio of geologic inspiration and architecture amounts to an interesting façade aesthetic.
AMSTERDAM – ANA Architecten appropriated a Belgian cargo boat and created an idyllic family boathouse.
CHIBA – The new residence in Chiba defies housing stereotypes and lands like an unidentified architectural object on the hillside residential neighbourhood.
SHIGA – In his hometown and apparently his architectural playground, Kouichi Kimura designed a residence for a photographer.
The quirky designs of modern housing in Japan undeniably grab our attention time and again. Here are five of our favourites.
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