HA-HA Apartment / ninkipen!

20:00 - 20 April, 2015
HA-HA Apartment / ninkipen!, © Hiroki Kawata
© Hiroki Kawata
  • Architects

  • Location

    Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture, Japan
  • Architect in Charge

    Yasuo Imazu
  • Area

    65.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2015
  • Photographs

© Hiroki Kawata © Hiroki Kawata © Hiroki Kawata © Hiroki Kawata +12

Narita International Airport Terminal 3 / NIKKEN SEKKEI + Ryohin Keikaku + PARTY

23:00 - 17 April, 2015
Narita International Airport Terminal 3 / NIKKEN SEKKEI + Ryohin Keikaku  + PARTY, © Kenta Hasegawa
© Kenta Hasegawa
  • Architects

  • Location

    Japan, 〒286-0105 千葉県成田市木の根 Narita International Airport (NRT), Narita terminal 1
  • General Contractor

    Taisei Corporation
  • Area

    23679.0 sqm
  • Photographs

© Kenta Hasegawa © Kenta Hasegawa © Kenta Hasegawa © Kenta Hasegawa +33

R4 / Florian Busch Architects

23:00 - 16 April, 2015
R4 / Florian Busch Architects , © Nacasa + Partners
© Nacasa + Partners

© Nacasa + Partners © Nacasa + Partners © Nacasa + Partners © Nacasa + Partners +24

Open Call: Our Future With/Without Parks 2105

19:00 - 16 April, 2015
Open Call: Our Future With/Without Parks 2105, Courtesy of JILA
Courtesy of JILA

The Japanese Institute of Landscape Architecture (JILA) will be celebrating its 90th anniversary in May 2015, and is pleased to host an international competition for design proposals envisioning future Tokyo with/without parks in 2105, 90 years from today.

Blue Bottle Coffee AOYAMA Cafe / Schemata Architects

21:00 - 15 April, 2015
Blue Bottle Coffee AOYAMA Cafe / Schemata Architects, © Takumi Ota
© Takumi Ota
  • Architects

  • Location

    Minamiaoyama, Minato, Tokyo 107-0062, Japan
  • Architect in Charge

    Jo Nagasaka
  • Design Team

    Ryosuke Yamamoto
  • Area

    189.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2015
  • Photographs

© Takumi Ota © Takumi Ota © Takumi Ota © Takumi Ota +8

Cozy House / FORM | Kouichi Kimura Architects

20:00 - 14 April, 2015
Cozy House / FORM | Kouichi Kimura Architects, © Yoshihiro Asada
© Yoshihiro Asada

© Yoshihiro Asada © Yoshihiro Asada © Yoshihiro Asada © Yoshihiro Asada +29

Blue Bottle Coffee Kiyosumi-Shirakawa Roastery & Cafe / Schemata Architects

23:00 - 13 April, 2015
Blue Bottle Coffee Kiyosumi-Shirakawa Roastery & Cafe / Schemata Architects, © Takumi Ota
© Takumi Ota
  • Architects

  • Location

    1 Chome-4-8 Hirano, Kōtō-ku, Tōkyō-to 135-0023, Japan
  • Architect in Charge

    Jo Nagasaka
  • Design Team

    Ryosuke Yamamoto
  • Project Year

    2015
  • Photographs

© Takumi Ota © Takumi Ota © Takumi Ota © Takumi Ota +13

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