Articles tagged Japan

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Why this Japanese workplace is designed like an entire city

TOKYO – Welcome to Uniqlo City – Allied Works unravels the analogy of the workplace as a ‘city’ through a linear streetscape for Fast Retailing, one of the world’s leading …

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From bonito to building exterior: Schemata Architects plays with continuity

TOKYO – The Yagicho-Honten store design by Schemata Architects exemplifies a cohesive retail experience, matching the façade with the foods within.

Billboard: German Design Council
Billboard: German Design Council
House in Ohue by Daisuke Hanamoto. Photo Kenji Masunaga
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Daisaku Hanamoto’s house mingles with its surroundings

KURE – Mindful of its place amongst the vernacular, the house easily blends into the residential neighbourhood.

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How Suppose Design Office is Building in a Social Context

HIROSHIMA, Japan and TOKYO – Through the projects in their latest book, Suppose Design Office shares their vision of the future of architecture – which they call Ur-Architecture.

ACRO by Apollo Architects. Photo Masao Nishikawa
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Apollo Architects confronts the public and private sides of residential living with ACRO

CHIBA – The new residence in Chiba defies housing stereotypes and lands like an unidentified architectural object on the hillside residential neighbourhood.

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Preorder Frame's latest book by Suppose Design Office

Amsterdam – Enjoy a 20% discount and be the first to receive this collection of Suppose Design Office's work on your doorstep.

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Ya Pan adds Japanese festival atmosphere to Tel Aviv hospitality

Tel Aviv – Baranowitz & Goldberg and Pitsou Kedem Architects translate fusion-Japanese cuisine into a vibrant dining experience in Ya Pan.

House for a photographer by FORM/Kouichi Kimura. Photo Norihito Yamauchi & Yoshihiro Asada
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There’s more than meets the eye in FORM’s new house

SHIGA – In his hometown and apparently his architectural playground, Kouichi Kimura designed a residence for a photographer.

Billboard: POSITIONINGS AG
Billboard: POSITIONINGS AG
House-T by Tsukano. Photo Kenichi Asano
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Mark A-to-Z: M is for Minimalism

Whether you live the minimalist dream or are aspiring to become a fervent follower of this philosophy, we can learn a bit more about how to enrich our lives with the minimum.

Frederiksberg Kindergarten by COBE. Photo Rasmus Hjortshøj
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Mark A-to-Z : K is for Kindergarten Schools

Although school may be out right now, we can still dream of naps and playtime in these five projects that bring out the kid in us all. 

Mark A-to-Z: J is for Japanese Houses
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Mark A-to-Z: J is for Japanese Houses

The quirky designs of modern housing in Japan undeniably grab our attention time and again. Here are five of our favourites.

Mark A-to-Z: H is for Health
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Mark A-to-Z: H is for Health

From dental clinics to hospices, Mark has picked five projects that cater to the needs of the healthcare industry.