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Japanese House

Double Helix House / o+h – onishimaki + hyakudayuki architects

A little home designed by Tokyo-based architectural unit onishimaki+hyakudayuki architects (o+h). Maki Onishi narrates their concept for this small house in Tokyo: their design responds to the penned in character of the site – only accessed by two narrow alleys...

Calling A Plan A Map / ON design partners

A group of 22 independent huts, many on light metal stilts, form a deconstructed home in Calling a Plan a Map by ON design partners. Located south of Tokyo, the house floor plan is viewed as a map that can be added to, or modified, over time. A permanent two-story structure houses the kitchen and living room, all the other parts can be moved, rearranged like furniture in a room...
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Scope House / mA-style architects

mA-style architects received commissioned to start thinking about how building this venue. Landslide prevention area because of the site is below the cliff, building less land, so the architects with support from a surface of a wall and a thin building north of the main body of the infinite beauty amount. This volume trapezoid, the largest north-facing, to seize the the outside beautiful natural changes --- landscape, light, wind. Very simple and comfortable throughout the building space, keep the inside and outside of appropriate open...
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Optical Glass House in Hiroshima / Hiroshi Nakamura & NAP

Surrounded of the tallest buildings in the center of Hiroshima, Japan, emerges almost nanoefeito, a small glass house near a passing cars and trams. And to obtain the highest level of privacy, the architect Hiroshi Nakamura & NAP developed a garden that allows imposing total tranquility to the external environment of the project...

House in Yamasaki / Tato Architects

This is a house in northern Hyogo Prefecture for a couple and their two children. The work is part of a place surrounded by mountains, where the climate is cloudy. That is why they sought to create a bright interior through three large volumes on a platform 1.8 meters...
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Pit House / UID Architects

Pit House from UID Architects and designer Keisuke Maeda. Built on a terraced mountain hill for a married couple and their small child, the structure offers northwardly views of the surrounding landscape and features an interior design meant to serve as an extension of the natural environment outside...
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Wind-Dyed House / acaa – Kazuhiko Kishimoto

This residence commands a sweeping view of the ocean from its perch on the steep hills that lead down to Sagami Bay in Kanagawa Prefecture, central Japan. In order to minimize the home’s visual impact on the rich natural landscape surrounding it, the architects kept the structure low and molded it to the contours of the land...
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Hansha Reflection House / Studio SKLIM

Hansha Reflection House by Studio SKLIM is a two-storey detached family home with a courtyard and roof deck situated at the entrance of Misakimizube Koen. Fronting a lake and flanked by Sakura trees, the house totals 124 square metres. It is arranged with the living space upstairs with a large window looking out to the street, perfect for keeping an eye on your fellow suburban neighbours...
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Toda House / Office of Kimihiko Okada

Designed by Tokyo-based architect - Office of Kimihiko Okada, a single family residence in Hiroshima, Japan. Positioned on a perch like a bird's nest, this house is raised on stilts to give panoramic views of the beautiful Inland Sea and Miyajima...

House in Rokko / Tato architects

House in Rokko is a minimal home located in Kobe, Japan, designed by Tato Architects. The two-storey steel structure sits atop a flattened slope with a concrete foundation. The ground level is completely enclosed by glass, while the upper floor is fitted with metal panelling...
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Glass House for diver / NAF Architect & Design

This glass house was designed by the studio NaF Architect & design . It is located in Etadzima in Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan. The site area is 442 sqm residence ,The glass structure is hidden behind large concrete blocks laid on top of each other, which promotes privacy and even protection from earthquakes...