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House of Kodaira / KASA Architects

  • Architects: KASA Architects
  • Location: Kodaira, Tokyo, Japan
  • Architect In Charge: Shin Kasakake
  • Construction: Sakagami Corporation.inc
  • Area: 79.0 sqm
  • Photographs: Fumio Araki

© Fumio Araki © Fumio Araki © Fumio Araki © Fumio Araki

Omotesando Keyaki Building / Norihiko Dan and Associates

  • Architects: Norihiko Dan and Associates
  • Location: 5 Chome-1 Jingūmae, Shibuya-ku, Tōkyō-to 150-0001, Japan
  • Architect In Charge: Norihiko Dan ,Norihiko Dan and Associates
  • Design Team: Norihiko Dan ,Nobuaki Yamada ,Eiji Sawano ,Yoshitaka Tenmizu
  • Area: 955.0 sqm
  • Project Year: 2013
  • Photographs: Kozo Takayama, Courtesy of Norihiko Dan and Associates, Courtesy of Hugo Boss

Courtesy of Hugo Boss Courtesy of Norihiko Dan and Associates © Kozo Takayama Courtesy of Norihiko Dan and Associates

Maruhiro - Hasami Ceramics Flagship Store / Yusuke Seki

© Takumi Ota © Takumi Ota © Takumi Ota © Takumi Ota

Hotel Pat Inn / Kichi Architectural Design

© Ippei Shinzawa © Ippei Shinzawa © Ippei Shinzawa © Ippei Shinzawa

House in Tama-plaza / Takushu ARAI Architects

  • Architects: Takushu ARAI Architects
  • Location: Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan
  • Area: 85.0 sqm
  • Project Year: 2014
  • Photographs: Naomi Kurozumi

© Naomi Kurozumi © Naomi Kurozumi © Naomi Kurozumi © Naomi Kurozumi

NOIE - Cooperative House / YUUA Architects & Associates

  • Architects: YUUA Architects & Associates
  • Location: Tokyo, Japan
  • Architect In Charge: Madoka Aihara & Tomokazu Shimizu
  • Interior Designers: YUUA Architects and Associates(NOIE K), SOL style(NOIE A)
  • Area: 796.0 sqm
  • Project Year: 2012
  • Photographs: SOBAJIMA Toshihiro

© SOBAJIMA Toshihiro © SOBAJIMA Toshihiro NOIE K. Image © SOBAJIMA Toshihiro NOIE Complex. Image © SOBAJIMA Toshihiro

Katsuobushi Kumiai Office / Mizuno architecture design association

  • Architects: Mizuno architecture design association
  • Location: Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan
  • Architect In Charge: Yoshiyasu Mizuno
  • Area: 381.0 sqm
  • Project Year: 2015
  • Photographs: Harunori Noda, Yoshiyasu Mizuno

© Harunori Noda © Yoshiyasu Mizuno © Harunori Noda © Harunori Noda

Kaze No Machi Miyabira / Susumu Uno/CAn + Met Architects

  • Architects: Susumu Uno/CAn, Met Architects
  • Location: Tōjō, Tojocho Kawahigashi, Shobara, Hiroshima Prefecture 729-5121, Japan
  • Area: 4603.0 sqm
  • Project Year: 2014
  • Photographs: Hiroshi Ueda

© Hiroshi Ueda © Hiroshi Ueda © Hiroshi Ueda © Hiroshi Ueda

Kawanishi fam / TT Architects

  • Architects: TT Architects
  • Location: Kurashiki, Okayama Prefecture, Japan
  • Architect In Charge: Teruki Takayoshi
  • Project Year: 2012
  • Photographs: Kei Sugino

© Kei Sugino © Kei Sugino © Kei Sugino © Kei Sugino

M6-house / Masahiko Sato

  • Architects: Masahiko Sato
  • Location: Kyushu, Nishiyunoura, Aso, Kumamoto Prefecture 869-2304, Japan
  • Area: 97.0 sqm
  • Project Year: 2014
  • Photographs: Toshihisa Ishii

© Toshihisa Ishii © Toshihisa Ishii © Toshihisa Ishii © Toshihisa Ishii

Zaha Hadid's Designs for the Tokyo National Stadium to be Scrapped

Following the news in 2012 that Zaha Hadid Architects had won a competition to design the 80,000-seat Tokyo National Stadium as a centerpiece for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, Japan’s Prime Minister has announced that the plans are to be scrapped. Citing spiralling costs as a key reason, Shinzo Abe has declared that the stadium, which was set to replace the existing Kasumigaoka National Stadium, would not be completed in time for the 2019 Rugby World Cup nor the 2020 Olympic Games as originally planned.

House in Chiyosaki / Coo Planning

  • Architects: Coo Planning
  • Location: Chiyozaki, Nishi Ward, Osaka, Osaka Prefecture 550-0023, Japan
  • Architect In Charge: Akiyoshi Nakao
  • Site Area: 27.41square meters
  • Area: 42.0 sqm
  • Project Year: 2014
  • Photographs: Courtesy of Coo planning

Courtesy of Coo planning Courtesy of Coo planning Courtesy of Coo planning Courtesy of Coo planning

House in Kiyone / Tomoyuki Uchida

  • Architects: Tomoyuki Uchida
  • Location: Soja, Okayama Prefecture, Japan
  • Site Area: 181.72 sqm
  • Area: 106.0 sqm
  • Project Year: 2013
  • Photographs: Masatoshi Kaga

© Masatoshi Kaga © Masatoshi Kaga © Masatoshi Kaga © Masatoshi Kaga

Apartment in Sagami-ohno / MAMM DESIGN

  • Architects: MAMM DESIGN
  • Location: Kanagawa Ward, Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan
  • Lighting Designer: LIGHTDESIGN
  • Project Year: 2015
  • Photographs: Takumi Ota

© Takumi Ota © Takumi Ota © Takumi Ota © Takumi Ota

Kengo Kuma, SANAA and Nikken Design New Shibuya Skyscraper

Tokyu Corporation has unveiled a new skyscraper planned will rise adjacent to Tokyo's Shibuya Station. A collaborative design by Japanese firms Kengo KumaSANAA and Nikken, the 230-meter mixed use tower will feature an unprecedented, 3,000-square-meter public sky deck that promises "views of Mt. Fuji" (on a clear day).  

The Shibuya tower is planned to open in 2019, a year before the Tokyo Olympics.

House of Yabugaoka / Flame planningoffice

  • Architects: Flame planningoffice
  • Location: Osaka, Osaka Prefecture, Japan
  • Architect In Charge: Masatoshi Hatamoto
  • Building: VICO
  • Area: 115.0 sqm
  • Project Year: 2015
  • Photographs: Yohei Sasakura

© Yohei Sasakura © Yohei Sasakura © Yohei Sasakura © Yohei Sasakura