House with a Large Hipped Roof / Naoi Architecture & Design Office

01:00 - 3 February, 2014
© Hiroshi Ueda
© Hiroshi Ueda

© Hiroshi Ueda © Hiroshi Ueda © Hiroshi Ueda © Hiroshi Ueda +17

Katsutadai House / Yuko Nagayama & Associates

01:00 - 2 February, 2014
© Daici Ano
© Daici Ano

© Daici Ano © Daici Ano © Daici Ano © Daici Ano +15

House with two focal points / Daigo Ishii + Future-scape Architects

01:00 - 1 February, 2014
Courtesy of Future-scape Architects
Courtesy of Future-scape Architects

Courtesy of Future-scape Architects Courtesy of Future-scape Architects Courtesy of Future-scape Architects Courtesy of Future-scape Architects +27

Photographer Hiroshi Sugimoto Designs the "Ideal Museum" in Japan

01:00 - 1 February, 2014
© Odawara Art Foundation via WSJ
© Odawara Art Foundation via WSJ

“This is the worst space I have ever encountered,” claimed Hiroshi Sugimoto in regards to the OMA-designed main gallery space at Seoul’s Leeum Samsung Museum of Art. Not a stranger to criticism, the Japanese photographer has decided to take museum design into his own hands, drafting what he claims to be the “ideal museum” on a coastal site in Japan’s Kanagawa Prefecture.

The Japanese Tsunami - 3 Years Later

00:00 - 31 January, 2014
Onagawa after the Tsunami. Image © Flickr CC User inunami
Onagawa after the Tsunami. Image © Flickr CC User inunami

Almost 3 years after the earthquake and tsunami that devastated the North-East coastline of Japan, this article on Arcspace examines the current - unsettling - state of rebuilding in the Tōhoku region. According to former residents and architects working for Architecture for Humanity, plans neither address what the people want nor sufficiently provide protection in the event of a similar disaster. Furthermore, with Japan now preparing for the 2020 Olympics, it seems the Tōhoku region is being neglected. Read more on the story here.

Kengo Kuma Designs Cultural Centre in Iiyama

01:00 - 30 January, 2014
© Kengo Kuma & Associates
© Kengo Kuma & Associates

Kengu Kuma & Associates has unveiled designs for a small cultural complex comprising of two halls and a community centre located in Iiyama, Japan. According to the architects, "publicly funded cultural centers tend to be alienated from the rest of the town for their typically large volumes." As a result, they designed "the complex to be as open as possible toward the town and the landscape of Iiyama, so that all would exist in harmony."

Ishikiri House / SUGAWARADAISUKE

01:00 - 30 January, 2014
© Takumi Ota
© Takumi Ota

© Takumi Ota © Takumi Ota © Takumi Ota © Takumi Ota +52

Cottage in Tsumari / Daigo Ishii + Future-scape Architects

01:00 - 29 January, 2014
© Koji Fujii
© Koji Fujii

© Koji Fujii © Koji Fujii © Koji Fujii © Koji Fujii +33

Ninety Nine Failures / The University of Tokyo Digital Fabrication Lab

01:00 - 23 January, 2014
© Hayato Wakabayashi
© Hayato Wakabayashi
  • Architects

    The University of Tokyo Digital Fabrication Lab
  • Location

    Tokyo, Japan
  • Teaching Staff

    Yusuke Obuchi, Toshikatsu Kiuchi, So Sugita, Hironori Yoshida, Christopher Sjorberg, Yeonsang Shin, Miguel Puig, Zhang Ye, Ana Luisa Soares, Ma Sushuang, Tong Shan, Andrea Trajkovska, Quangtuan Ta, Wei Wang, Anders Rod, Benjamin Berwick, Qiaomu Jin, Fawad Osman, Yanli Xiong, Andrea Bagniewski, Kevin Clement, Ornchuma Saraya, Minjie Xu
  • Obayashi Corporation

    Tomoo Yamamoto, Kenichi Misu, Gendai Ono, Yasuo Ichii, Keisuke Fujiwara, Shunsuke Niwa, Tatsuji Kimura, Masaru Emura, Taiki Byakuno, Takahide Okamoto
  • Structural Engineer

    Tsukasa Takenaka (AnS Studio)
  • Construction

    Multibuilder
  • Fabrication

    Yokohama Systems, TREX Corporation
  • Project Year

    2013
  • Photographs

    Hayato Wakabayashi · Photographer Profile, Courtesy of The University of Tokyo Digital Fabrication Lab

© Hayato Wakabayashi Courtesy of The University of Tokyo Digital Fabrication Lab © Hayato Wakabayashi Courtesy of The University of Tokyo Digital Fabrication Lab +32

Shun Shoku Lounge by Guranavi / Kengo Kuma & Associates

01:00 - 21 January, 2014
© Kengo Kuma & Associates
© Kengo Kuma & Associates

© Kengo Kuma & Associates © Kengo Kuma & Associates © Kengo Kuma & Associates © Kengo Kuma & Associates +10

Villa in Hakuba / Naka Architects

01:00 - 18 January, 2014
© Torimura Koichi
© Torimura Koichi

© Torimura Koichi © Toshiharu Naka © Torimura Koichi © Torimura Koichi +22

Material Inspiration: 10 Projects Inspired by Glass

01:00 - 15 January, 2014

To celebrate the launch of ArchDaily Materials, our new product catalog, we've rounded up 10 awesome projects from around the world that were inspired by one material: glass. Check out the projects after the break...

House in Daizawa / Nobuo Araki

01:00 - 14 January, 2014
© Shimizu Ken
© Shimizu Ken

© Shimizu Ken © Shimizu Ken © Shimizu Ken © Shimizu Ken +11

House in Yatsugatake / Kidosaki Architects Studio

01:00 - 9 January, 2014
© 45g Photography
© 45g Photography

© 45g Photography © 45g Photography © 45g Photography © 45g Photography +34

Material Inspiration: 10 Projects Inspired by Metal

01:00 - 8 January, 2014

To celebrate the launch of ArchDaily Materials, our new product catalog, we've rounded up 10 awesome projects from around the world that were inspired by one material: metal. Check out the projects after the break...

Repository / Jun Igarashi Architects

01:00 - 8 January, 2014
© Daici Ano
© Daici Ano

© Daici Ano © Daici Ano © Daici Ano © Daici Ano +29

Polyphonic / Jun Igarashi Architects

01:00 - 5 January, 2014
© Daici Ano
© Daici Ano

© Daici Ano © Daici Ano © Daici Ano © Daici Ano +19

Case / Jun Igarashi Architects

01:00 - 2 January, 2014
© Daici Ano
© Daici Ano

© Daici Ano © Daici Ano © Daici Ano © Daici Ano +19