Osaka articles


'I aim to be free from any associations to create independent architecture,' says Tadao Ando

Osaka – Japanese self-taught architect, Tadao Ando reveals his approach to architecture wich stems from his engagement with nature.

The expressive building accommodates a dental clinic in a quiet residential area near Osaka.

Timber Dentistry by Kohki Hiranuma Architect & Associates

OSAKA – Japanese architects ease the anxiety of going to the dentist by designing a soothing sequence of spaces.

Rectilinear planes define the composition of the house.

House in Nishimikuni by Arbol

OSAKA – Arbol recently completed House in Nishimikuni in Osaka, Japan.

Structural elements of the two-storey house are left open, on show.

House of Cedar by Suga Atelier

OSAKA – Raw wooden planks and structural beams are on display at a house in Osaka, Japan.

The shape of the long, narrow building pays homage to the farm road that was once located on the property.

Ogimachi Global Dispensing Pharmacy

OSAKA – A plot of land in Osaka, Japan, was once a farm road and later an illegally-built house; today it’s home to a pharmacy that pays tribute the property’s heritage.