House in Kitakarasuyama / Mizuishi Architect Atelier

01:00 - 6 March, 2014
House in Kitakarasuyama / Mizuishi Architect Atelier, © Hiroshi Tanigawa
© Hiroshi Tanigawa

© Hiroshi Tanigawa © Hiroshi Tanigawa © Hiroshi Tanigawa © Hiroshi Tanigawa +31

House in Yokawa / Mosaic Design

01:00 - 6 March, 2014
House in Yokawa / Mosaic Design, © Takeshi Yamagishi
© Takeshi Yamagishi
  • Architects

  • Location

    Hyogo Prefecture, Japan
  • Design Team

    Ko Nakamura, Yurika Orita
  • Constructor

    Yamamoto Komuten
  • Area

    253.43 sqm
  • Project Year

    2013
  • Photographs

© Takeshi Yamagishi © Takeshi Yamagishi © Takeshi Yamagishi © Takeshi Yamagishi +21

Ogimachi Global Dispensing Pharmacy / ninkipen! + TKY JAPAN

01:00 - 5 March, 2014
Ogimachi Global Dispensing Pharmacy / ninkipen! + TKY JAPAN, © Hiroki kawata
© Hiroki kawata
  • Architects

  • Location

    Osaka, Osaka Prefecture, Japan
  • Architects in Charge

    Toshikatsu Ienari, Kenta Fukunishi, Yasuo Imazu/ninkipen!
  • Area

    61.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2011
  • Photographs

© Hiroki kawata © Hiroki kawata © Hiroki kawata © Hiroki kawata +22

Agui House / ALTS Design Office

01:00 - 5 March, 2014
Agui House / ALTS Design Office, Courtesy of ALTS Design Office
Courtesy of ALTS Design Office
  • Architects

  • Location

    Aichi, Japan
  • Architect in Charge

    Sumiou Mizumoto, Yoshitaka Kuga
  • Area

    121.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2014
  • Photographs

    Courtesy of ALTS Design Office

Courtesy of ALTS Design Office Courtesy of ALTS Design Office Courtesy of ALTS Design Office Courtesy of ALTS Design Office +20

room 211 Hotel T'Point / Mifune Design Studio

01:00 - 4 March, 2014
room 211 Hotel T'Point / Mifune Design Studio, © Yasunori Shimomura
© Yasunori Shimomura

© Yasunori Shimomura © Yasunori Shimomura © Yasunori Shimomura © Yasunori Shimomura +10

Krampon House / Shogo Aratani Architect & Associates

01:00 - 3 March, 2014
Krampon House / Shogo Aratani Architect & Associates, © Yutaka Kinumaki
© Yutaka Kinumaki

© Yutaka Kinumaki © Yutaka Kinumaki © Yutaka Kinumaki © Yutaka Kinumaki +17

House M / Teppei Fujiwara Architects Labo

01:00 - 2 March, 2014
House M / Teppei Fujiwara Architects Labo, © Sadao Hotta
© Sadao Hotta

© Sadao Hotta © Sadao Hotta © Sadao Hotta © Sadao Hotta +13

O Dispensing Pharmacy / ninkipen!

01:00 - 2 March, 2014
O Dispensing Pharmacy / ninkipen!, © Hiroki Kawata
© Hiroki Kawata
  • Architects

  • Location

    Ōgaki, Gifu, Japan
  • Architect in Charge

    Yasuo Imazu
  • Structural Engineer

    Yosiki Mondo
  • Area

    172.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2013
  • Photographs

© Hiroki Kawata © Hiroki Kawata © Hiroki Kawata © Hiroki Kawata +14

The Freakonomics Podcast Tackles the Question: Why Is Japan Crazy About Housing?

00:00 - 2 March, 2014
The Freakonomics Podcast Tackles the Question: Why Is Japan Crazy About Housing?, House NA / Sou Fujimoto Architects. Image © Iwan Baan
House NA / Sou Fujimoto Architects. Image © Iwan Baan

Freakonomics has just posted a fascinating new podcast that takes on the question posed by Alastair Townsend in our AD original article: “Why Japan is Crazy About Housing.” The podcast consults with Townsend and economic experts to present a thought-provoking answer to the puzzling question of why Japan builds architecture that is avant-garde and yet, ultimately, disposable. The answer may just surprise you. Listen to the whole podcast here:

House For Seven People / mnm

01:00 - 27 February, 2014
© Sadao Hotta
© Sadao Hotta
  • Architects

  • Location

    Marunouchi, Chiyoda, Tokyo 100-0005, Japan
  • Architect in Charge

    Mio Tsuneyama, Madeleine Kessler
  • Area

    78.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2013
  • Photographs

© Morinaka Yasuaki © Sadao Hotta © Morinaka Yasuaki © Sadao Hotta +21

Double circular rings in Todoroki / Teppei Fujiwara Architects Labo

01:00 - 27 February, 2014
Double circular rings in Todoroki / Teppei Fujiwara Architects Labo, © Yamagishi
© Yamagishi

© Muraguchi © Muraguchi © Muraguchi © Muraguchi +12

House in Kawanishi / Tato Architects

01:00 - 26 February, 2014
House in Kawanishi / Tato Architects, © Shinkenchiku Sha
© Shinkenchiku Sha

© Shinkenchiku Sha © Shinkenchiku Sha © Shinkenchiku Sha © Shinkenchiku Sha +32

SISII / Yuko Nagayama & Associates

12:00 - 21 February, 2014
SISII / Yuko Nagayama & Associates, © Daici Ano
© Daici Ano

© Daici Ano © Daici Ano © Daici Ano © Daici Ano +8

Window House / Yasutaka Yoshimura Architects

21:00 - 19 February, 2014

House In Hori / Nakasai Architects

01:00 - 19 February, 2014
© Syouichi Uchiyama
© Syouichi Uchiyama

© Syouichi Uchiyama © Syouichi Uchiyama © Syouichi Uchiyama © Syouichi Uchiyama +21

Enviromental Building in Okazaki / Henri Gueydan

22:00 - 18 February, 2014
Enviromental Building in Okazaki / Henri Gueydan, © Toshihisa Iishi
© Toshihisa Iishi

© Toshihisa Iishi © Toshihisa Iishi © Toshihisa Iishi © Toshihisa Iishi +22

House In Gankaiji / Nakasai Architects

01:00 - 16 February, 2014
House In Gankaiji / Nakasai Architects, © Syouichi Uchiyama
© Syouichi Uchiyama

© Syouichi Uchiyama © Syouichi Uchiyama © Syouichi Uchiyama © Syouichi Uchiyama +19

House in Shichiku / Shimpei Oda Architect’s Office

01:00 - 15 February, 2014
House in Shichiku / Shimpei Oda Architect’s Office, © shinkenchiku-sha
© shinkenchiku-sha

© shinkenchiku-sha © shinkenchiku-sha © shinkenchiku-sha © shinkenchiku-sha +32