Hakodate Jomon Culture Center / Atelier BNK

20:00 - 12 April, 2015
Hakodate Jomon Culture Center  / Atelier BNK, © Koji Sakai
© Koji Sakai
  • Architects

  • Location

    Hakodate, Hokkaido Prefecture, Japan
  • Area

    1256.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2011
  • Photographs

© Koji Sakai © Koji Sakai © Koji Sakai © Koji Sakai +12

Yoshi Nursery / Tatta Architects Office

20:00 - 11 April, 2015
Yoshi Nursery / Tatta Architects Office, © Nishinihon Syabou
© Nishinihon Syabou

© Nishinihon Syabou © Nishinihon Syabou © Nishinihon Syabou © Nishinihon Syabou +14

"Classic Japan" Episode 3: Kagawa Prefectural Government Hall / Kenzo Tange

16:00 - 10 April, 2015

This installment of Vincent Hecht's "Classic Japan" series takes you through Kenzo Tange's 1958 Kagawa Prefectural Government Hall. Emulating traditional Japanese wood construction, the reinforced concrete structure forms an L-shape around a central courtyard with a connecting eight-story administrative office tower and low-rise assembly hall.

LHM Kindergarten / Moriyuki Ochiai Architects

21:00 - 9 April, 2015
LHM Kindergarten / Moriyuki Ochiai Architects, © Atsushi Ishida
© Atsushi Ishida

© Atsushi Ishida © Atsushi Ishida © Atsushi Ishida © Atsushi Ishida +21

Yokoi Dental Clinic / iks design + msd-office

18:00 - 8 April, 2015
Yokoi Dental Clinic / iks design + msd-office, © Keisuke Nakagami
© Keisuke Nakagami

© Keisuke Nakagami © Keisuke Nakagami © Keisuke Nakagami © Keisuke Nakagami +23

Harumi Residential Tower / Richard Meier & Partners Architects

06:00 - 8 April, 2015
Harumi Residential Tower  / Richard Meier & Partners Architects, © Ishiguro Photographic Institute
© Ishiguro Photographic Institute

© Ishiguro Photographic Institute © Ishiguro Photographic Institute © Ishiguro Photographic Institute © Ishiguro Photographic Institute +16

Billboard / +S/Shintaro Matsushita+Takashi Suzuki + knit/Naohito Ikuta

03:00 - 8 April, 2015
Billboard / +S/Shintaro Matsushita+Takashi Suzuki + knit/Naohito Ikuta, © Hiroyuki Hirai
© Hiroyuki Hirai

© Hiroyuki Hirai © Hiroyuki Hirai © Hiroyuki Hirai © Hiroyuki Hirai +17

House in Ningyo-cho / K+S Architects

21:00 - 7 April, 2015
House in Ningyo-cho / K+S Architects, © Hiroshi Ueda
© Hiroshi Ueda
  • Architects

  • Location

    Chuo, Tokyo, Japan
  • Architects in Charge

    Nobuya Kashima, Aya Sato
  • Area

    54.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2014
  • Photographs

© Hiroshi Ueda © Hiroshi Ueda © Hiroshi Ueda © Hiroshi Ueda +20

Smoking Room Grand Tree Musashikosugi / Hiroyuki Ogawa Architects

21:00 - 6 April, 2015
Smoking Room Grand Tree Musashikosugi / Hiroyuki Ogawa Architects, © Kaku Ohtaki
© Kaku Ohtaki
  • Architects

  • Location

    Nakahara Ward, Kawasaki, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan
  • Designers

    Ogawa Erika Okamoto
  • Produced by

    BAMBOO MEDIA Co.Ltd.
  • Area

    12.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2014
  • Photographs

© Kaku Ohtaki © Kaku Ohtaki © Kaku Ohtaki © Kaku Ohtaki +16

Half & Half House / naf architect & design

22:00 - 5 April, 2015
Half & Half House / naf architect & design, © Toshiyuki Yano
© Toshiyuki Yano
  • Architects

  • Location

    Setagaya, Setagaya, Tokyo 154-0017, Japan
  • Architects in Charge

    Akio Nakasa (Principal Architect), Teppei Amano
  • Area

    47.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2014
  • Photographs

© Toshiyuki Yano © Toshiyuki Yano © Toshiyuki Yano © Toshiyuki Yano +24

Toshiko Mori Calls Tokyo's At-Risk Hotel Okura "A Very Beautiful Orphan Child"

13:00 - 4 April, 2015

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With the planned demolition of Hotel Okura in preparation for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games fast approaching, architects and designers have rallied around the Modernist icon, calling for its preservation. In the latest and most high profile campaign, Japanese architect Toshiko Mori and Bottega Veneta's Tomas Maier have joined forces to span a breadth of platforms from a symposium held last November to an Instagram hashtag (#mymomentatokura) sharing images of the beloved hotel. Most recently, Mori sat down with Architectural Digest to discuss her passion for Hotel Okura, the origins of the campaign, and Japanese Modernism. Read the full interview and see why Mori says Hotel Okura is "a very beautiful orphan child," here

Colors / CUBO Design Architect

23:00 - 3 April, 2015
Colors / CUBO Design Architect, © Yasuno Sakata
© Yasuno Sakata
  • Architects

  • Location

    Nagoya, Aichi Prefecture, Japan
  • Architects in Charge

    Hitoshi Saruta, Suguru Fujiyama, Tomonori Takauchi
  • Area

    226.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2014
  • Photographs

© Yasuno Sakata © Yasuno Sakata © Yasuno Sakata © Yasuno Sakata +18

Video: Sou Fujimoto's Polyhedral Naoshima Pavilion Opens in Japan

13:42 - 3 April, 2015

Tokyo-based French architect and filmmaker Vincent Hecht has captured the opening of Sou Fujimoto’s polyhedral Naoshima Pavilion on the Kagawa shoreline in Japan. The inhabitable, seven-meter, white stainless steel structure is part of the 2016 Setouchi Triennale. Watch the video above for a closer look.

Arch Wall House / Naf Architect & Design

23:00 - 2 April, 2015
Arch Wall House  / Naf Architect & Design, © Toshiyuki Yano
© Toshiyuki Yano
  • Architects

  • Location

    Hachioji, Tokyo, Japan
  • Architects in Charge

    Akio Nakasa (Principal Architect), Daisuke Aoki
  • Area

    243.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2014
  • Photographs

© Toshiyuki Yano © Toshiyuki Yano © Toshiyuki Yano © Toshiyuki Yano +24

Miu Miu Aoyama Store / Herzog & de Meuron

21:00 - 31 March, 2015
Miu Miu Aoyama Store / Herzog & de Meuron, © Nacasa & Partners
© Nacasa & Partners

© Nacasa & Partners © Nacasa & Partners © Nacasa & Partners © Nacasa & Partners +12

Shichigahama Tohyama Nursery / Takahashi Ippei Office

23:00 - 30 March, 2015
Shichigahama Tohyama Nursery / Takahashi Ippei Office, © Iwan Baan
© Iwan Baan
  • Architects

  • Location

    Shichigahama, Miyagi District, Miyagi Prefecture, Japan
  • Area

    1069.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2013
  • Photographs

© Iwan Baan © Iwan Baan © Iwan Baan © Iwan Baan +17

House for Dairy Farmers / Osamu Tsukihashi + Architects Teehouse

23:00 - 25 March, 2015
House for Dairy Farmers / Osamu Tsukihashi + Architects Teehouse, © Sadao Hotta
© Sadao Hotta

© Sadao Hotta © Sadao Hotta © Sadao Hotta © Sadao Hotta +14

SEPA / +S/Shintaro Matsushita+Takashi Suzuki

23:00 - 23 March, 2015
SEPA / +S/Shintaro Matsushita+Takashi Suzuki, © Hiroyuki Hirai
© Hiroyuki Hirai

© Hiroyuki Hirai © Hiroyuki Hirai © Hiroyuki Hirai © Hiroyuki Hirai +17