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White Collage / Keikichi Yamauchi Architect and Associates

© Koji Sakai
© Koji Sakai

© Koji Sakai © Koji Sakai © Koji Sakai © Koji Sakai

Shining Deep Well / MOVEDESIGN

  • Architects: MOVEDESIGN
  • Location: Fukuoka, Japan
  • Designer: Mikio Sakamoto
  • Area: 159.94 sqm
  • Project Year: 2013
  • Photographs: Yousuke Harigane

© Yousuke Harigane © Yousuke Harigane © Yousuke Harigane © Yousuke Harigane

House with Gardens / Tetsuo Kondo Architects

  • Architects: Tetsuo Kondo Architects
  • Location: Kanagawa, Japan
  • Structural Engineer: Konishi Structural Engineers
  • Mechanical Engineer: ES Associates
  • Area: 136.0 sqm
  • Project Year: 2007
  • Photographs: Ken’ichi Suzuki

© Ken’ichi Suzuki © Ken’ichi Suzuki © Ken’ichi Suzuki © Ken’ichi Suzuki

House in Kamoshima / Naoko Horibe

  • Architects: Naoko Horibe
  • Location: Tokushima, Japan
  • Area: 92.91 sqm
  • Project Year: 2012
  • Photographs: Kaori Ichikawa

© Kaori Ichikawa © Kaori Ichikawa © Kaori Ichikawa © Kaori Ichikawa

Lifted-Garden House / acaa

  • Architects: acaa
  • Location: Kanagawa, Japan
  • Architect In Charge: Kazuhiko Kishimoto
  • Area: 618.19 sqm
  • Project Year: 2012
  • Photographs: Hiroshi Ueda

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

White Colony / Keikichi Yamauchi Architect and Associates

© Koji Sakai © Koji Sakai © Koji Sakai © Koji Sakai

Hut with the Arc Wall / Tato Architects

© Ken'ichi Suzuki © Ken'ichi Suzuki © Ken'ichi Suzuki © Ken'ichi Suzuki

House-K / Keikichi Yamauchi Architect and Associates

© Koji Sakai © Koji Sakai © Koji Sakai © Koji Sakai

House in Yamakawa / Naoko Horibe

  • Architects: Naoko Horibe
  • Location: Tokushima, Japan
  • Area: 151.14 sqm
  • Project Year: 2012
  • Photographs: Kaori Ichikawa

©  Kaori Ichikawa ©  Kaori Ichikawa ©  Kaori Ichikawa ©  Kaori Ichikawa

AD Classics: The Kyoto International Conference Center / Sachio Otani

The International conference center in Kyoto is a geometric megastructure of exposed, reinforced concrete designed by Japanese architect Sachio Otani in 1963. Although relatively unknown, the Center is a unique, Modern masterpiece that re-interprets traditional Japanese architecture and asserts itself powerfully into its peaceful, natural surroundings. 

Read more after the break...

The main conference hall, via www.congre.co.jp Photo by satti07 via flickr.com/photos/satti07 Photo by Gili Merin Photo by Gili Merin

House in Chayagasaka / Tetsuo Kondo Architects

  • Architects: Tetsuo Kondo Architects
  • Location: Aichi, Japan
  • Structural Engineer: Konishi Structural Engineers
  • Area: 97.0 sqm
  • Project Year: 2012
  • Photographs: Iwan Baan, Ken’ichi Suzuki

© Ken’ichi Suzuki © Ken’ichi Suzuki ©  Iwan Baan ©  Iwan Baan

Forest in the Space / Hiroyuki Arima + Urban Fourth

© Noriyuki Yano © Noriyuki Yano © Noriyuki Yano © Noriyuki Yano

FRAME / Keikichi Yamauchi Architect and Associates

© Osamu Adachi © Osamu Adachi © Osamu Adachi © Osamu Adachi

Birdhouse / Takato Tamagami

© Masaya Yoshimura
© Masaya Yoshimura

© Masaya Yoshimura © Masaya Yoshimura © Masaya Yoshimura © Masaya Yoshimura

RHYTHM and Plum Tree / Keisuke Kawaguchi + K2-Design

© Koji Fujii
© Koji Fujii

© Koji Fujii © Koji Fujii © Koji Fujii © Koji Fujii

House Overlooking the Strait / Keisuke Kawaguchi + K2-Design

  • Architects: Keisuke Kawaguchi + K2-Design
  • Location: Kanmon Street, Shimonoseki City, Yamaguchi Prefecture, Japan
  • Project Year: 2012
  • Photographs: Takahiro Shimokawa

© Takahiro Shimokawa © Takahiro Shimokawa © Takahiro Shimokawa © Takahiro Shimokawa