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House in Mukainada / FujiwaraMuro Architects

23:00 - 26 January, 2017
House in Mukainada  / FujiwaraMuro Architects, © Toshiyuki Yano
© Toshiyuki Yano

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

Court House / KOIZUMISEKKEI

19:00 - 26 January, 2017
Court House / KOIZUMISEKKEI, © Toshiyuki Yano
© Toshiyuki Yano

© Toshiyuki Yano © Toshiyuki Yano © Toshiyuki Yano © Toshiyuki Yano +19

  • Architects

  • Location

    Shizuoka, Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan
  • Architect in Charge

    Shuichiro Koizumi
  • Construction

    Kuwataka Kensetsu
  • Area

    132.01 m2
  • Project Year

    2015
  • Photographs

House in Johoku / Motoki Ishikawa Architect & Associates

20:00 - 25 January, 2017
House in Johoku / Motoki Ishikawa Architect & Associates, © Masao Nishikawa
© Masao Nishikawa

© Masao Nishikawa © Masao Nishikawa © Masao Nishikawa © Masao Nishikawa +18

House in Shimokawahara / KOIZUMISEKKEI

20:00 - 23 January, 2017
House in Shimokawahara / KOIZUMISEKKEI, © Toshiyuki Yano
© Toshiyuki Yano

© Toshiyuki Yano © Toshiyuki Yano © Toshiyuki Yano © Toshiyuki Yano +19

First Look at Kazuyo Sejima's Sumida Hokusai Museum

16:00 - 5 January, 2017
First Look at Kazuyo Sejima's Sumida Hokusai Museum, © Vincent Hecht
© Vincent Hecht

In this photoset, Vincent Hecht takes his lens into the recently completed Sumida Hokusai Museum, designed by pritzker prize winner Kazuyo Sejima, one half of the acclaimed international firm SANAA. Located in the Tokyo neighborhood of Sumida, the 4-story, angular structure will house a collection of over 1800 works by world-renowned ukiyo-e woodblock painter Katsushika Hokusai, who lived in Sumida over 200 years ago.

© Vincent Hecht © Vincent Hecht © Vincent Hecht © Vincent Hecht +21

The Cutting Edge Pharmacy / KTX archiLAB

20:00 - 29 December, 2016
The Cutting Edge Pharmacy / KTX archiLAB, © Stirling Elmendorf
© Stirling Elmendorf

© Stirling Elmendorf            © Stirling Elmendorf            © Stirling Elmendorf            © Stirling Elmendorf            +18

  • Architects

  • Location

    Himeji, Hyogo Prefecture, Japan
  • Architect in Charge

    Tetsuya Matsumoto
  • Area

    150.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2016
  • Photographs

Karuizawa Tunnel / O. F. D. A.

22:00 - 26 December, 2016
Karuizawa Tunnel  / O. F. D. A., © Hiroshi Ueda
© Hiroshi Ueda

© Hiroshi Ueda               © Hiroshi Ueda               © Hiroshi Ueda               © Hiroshi Ueda               +16

  • Architects

  • Location

    Karuizawa, Kitasaku District, Nagano Prefecture, Japan
  • Architect in Charge

    Taku Sakaushi
  • Area

    237.8 m2
  • Project Year

    2016
  • Photographs

House in Futago / Yabashi Architects & Associates

19:00 - 26 December, 2016
House in Futago  / Yabashi Architects & Associates, © Tetsuya Yashiro
© Tetsuya Yashiro

© Tetsuya Yashiro © Tetsuya Yashiro © Tetsuya Yashiro © Tetsuya Yashiro +12

Y House / Kensuke Watanabe Architecture Studio

22:00 - 20 December, 2016
Y House / Kensuke Watanabe Architecture Studio, © Koichi Torimura
© Koichi Torimura

© Koichi Torimura © Koichi Torimura © Koichi Torimura © Koichi Torimura +20

House K / YDS Architects

20:00 - 16 December, 2016
House K  / YDS Architects, ©  Hiroshi Fujimoto/Studio Fuji
© Hiroshi Fujimoto/Studio Fuji

©  Hiroshi Fujimoto/Studio Fuji ©  Hiroshi Fujimoto/Studio Fuji ©  Hiroshi Fujimoto/Studio Fuji ©  Hiroshi Fujimoto/Studio Fuji +32

Kengo Kuma’s Tokyo 2020 Olympic Stadium Begins Construction

14:00 - 14 December, 2016
Kengo Kuma’s Tokyo 2020 Olympic Stadium Begins Construction, © Japan Sports Council / via Curbed
© Japan Sports Council / via Curbed

Construction has begun on Kengo Kuma’s design for the Tokyo 2020 National Olympic Stadium, a year after the scheme was selected to replace the original stadium design by Zaha Hadid Architects and three and a half years before the event’s opening ceremony on July 24, 2020.

Aitoku Kindergarten / Kengo Kuma & Associates

02:00 - 12 December, 2016
Aitoku Kindergarten / Kengo Kuma & Associates, © Katsumasa Tanaka
© Katsumasa Tanaka

© Katsumasa Tanaka © Katsumasa Tanaka © Katsumasa Tanaka © Katsumasa Tanaka +8

Makoto Tanijiri on Architectural Education and “Japanese-ness” in Design

09:30 - 9 December, 2016
Makoto Tanijiri on Architectural Education and “Japanese-ness” in Design, <a href='http://www.archdaily.com/779568/hiroshima-hut-suppose-design-office'>Hiroshima Hut</a>. Image © Toshiyuki Yano
Hiroshima Hut. Image © Toshiyuki Yano

At just 42 years old, Makoto Tanijiri and the office he founded in 2000, Suppose Design Office, have emerged as one of Japan's most prolific medium-sized architecture and design firms. However, Tanijiri's path to success was somewhat different to the route taken by his contemporaries. In this interview, the latest in Ebrahim Abdoh's series of “Japan's New Masters,” Tanijiri discusses the role that education plays in a successful career and his work's relation to the rest of Japanese architecture.

Ebrahim Abdoh: What was your earliest memory of wanting to be an architect?

Makoto Tanijiri: When I was about 5 years old. Of course at that age I did not know the word “architect” or “architecture,” all I remember was how small our house was, and all the things I didn’t like about it. Back then, my dream was to be a carpenter, so that I could build my own house and live on my own.

<a href='http://www.archdaily.com/192453/house-in-seya-suppose-design-office'>House in Seya</a>. Image Courtesy of Suppose Design Office <a href='http://www.archdaily.com/161689/52-suppose-design-office'>52</a>. Image © Toshiyuki Yano <a href='http://www.archdaily.com/458511/house-in-tousuien-suppose-design-office'>House in Tousuien</a>. Image © Toshiyuki Yano <a href='http://www.archdaily.com/50421/karis-suppose-design-office'>Karis</a>. Image © Toshiyuki Yano +17

NFB Nursery / HIBINOSEKKEI + Youji no Shiro

17:00 - 7 December, 2016
NFB Nursery / HIBINOSEKKEI + Youji no Shiro , © Ryuji Inoue / Studio Bauhaus
© Ryuji Inoue / Studio Bauhaus

© Ryuji Inoue / Studio Bauhaus © Ryuji Inoue / Studio Bauhaus © Ryuji Inoue / Studio Bauhaus © Ryuji Inoue / Studio Bauhaus +37

Blue Bottle Coffee Shinagawa Cafe / Schemata Architects

19:00 - 6 December, 2016
Blue Bottle Coffee Shinagawa Cafe  / Schemata Architects, © Takumi Ota
© Takumi Ota

© Takumi Ota © Takumi Ota © Takumi Ota © Takumi Ota +12

  • Architects

  • Location

    Konan, Minato, Tokyo 108-0075, Japan
  • Architect in Charge

    Jo Nagasaka / Schemata Architects
  • Design Team

    Ryosuke Yamamoto, Liliko Mizukami
  • Area

    173.7 m2
  • Project Year

    2016
  • Photographs

iHouse Dormitory / Studio SUMO

22:00 - 5 December, 2016
iHouse Dormitory  / Studio SUMO, © Kawasami Kobayashi Photograph Office
© Kawasami Kobayashi Photograph Office

© Kawasami Kobayashi Photograph Office © Kawasami Kobayashi Photograph Office © Kawasami Kobayashi Photograph Office © Kawasami Kobayashi Photograph Office +22

KM Kindergarten and Nursery / HIBINOSEKKEI + Youji no Shiro

19:00 - 5 December, 2016
KM Kindergarten and Nursery / HIBINOSEKKEI + Youji no Shiro, © Ryuji Inoue / Studio Bauhaus
© Ryuji Inoue / Studio Bauhaus

© Ryuji Inoue / Studio Bauhaus © Ryuji Inoue / Studio Bauhaus © Ryuji Inoue / Studio Bauhaus © Ryuji Inoue / Studio Bauhaus +24

Panorama House / CAPD

20:00 - 4 December, 2016
Panorama House / CAPD, © Daisuke Shima / ad hoc inc
© Daisuke Shima / ad hoc inc

© Daisuke Shima / ad hoc inc © Daisuke Shima / ad hoc inc © Daisuke Shima / ad hoc inc © Daisuke Shima / ad hoc inc +27

  • Architects

  • Location

    Aichi Prefecture, Japan
  • Architects in Charge

    Kazuo Monnai, Hirokazu Ohara, Dai Tsunenobu, Kazuya Masui
  • Area

    159.9 m2
  • Project Year

    2016
  • Photographs