Belvedere / MOVEDESIGN

© Yosuke Harigane

Architects: MOVEDESIGN
Location: , Japan
Architect In Charge: Mikio Sakamoto
Area: 148.83 sqm
Year: 2012
Photographs: Yosuke Harigane

Brownie / Uchida Architect Design Office

© Hiroyuki Kawano

Architects: Uchida Architect Design Office
Location: , Japan
Area: 148 sqm
Year: 2010
Photographs: Hiroyuki Kawano

House in Yoro / Airhouse Design Office

© Toshiyuki Yano

Architects: Airhouse Design Office
Location: , Japan
Architect In Charge: Keiichi Kiriyama
Site Area: 1,027 sqm
Area: 131 sqm
Year: 2012
Photographs: Toshiyuki Yano

T-Nursery / Uchida Architect Design Office

© Hiroyuki Kawano

Architects: Uchida Architect Design Office
Location: Dazaifu, Fukuoka,
Area: 168 sqm
Year: 2012
Photographs: Hiroyuki Kawano

NN House / Kozo Yamamoto

© Koichi Torimura

Architects: Kozo Yamamoto
Location: Tokyo,
Structural Engineer: a・s・t atelier
Contractor: B・L home
Area: 61.59 sqm
Year: 2013
Photographs: Koichi Torimura

House in Minoh2 / Fujiwarramuro Architects

© Shintaro Fujiwara

Architects: Fujiwarramuro Architects
Location: ,
Architect In Charge: Shintaro Fujiwara, Yoshio Muro
Area: 70.26 sqm
Photographs: Shintaro Fujiwara, Eiji Tomita

Coach Omotesando Flagship / OMA

© Iwan Baan

Architects: OMA
Location: Tokyo,
Partner In Charge: Shohei Shigematsu
Project Architect: Rami Abou Khalil
Team: Yolanda do Campo, Benedict Clouette with Jackie Woon Bae, Cass Nakashima, Phillip Poon, David Theisz
Area: 444.75 sqm
Year: 2012
Photographs: Iwan Baan

House in Matubara / Fujiwarramuro Architects

© Toshiyuki Yano

Architects: Fujiwarramuro Architects
Location: , Japan
Architect In Charge: Shintaro Fujiwara, Yoshio Muro
Area: 30.43 sqm
Photographs: Toshiyuki Yano

‘Shigeru Ban – Architecture and Humanitarian Activities’ Exhibition

Centre Pompidou-Metz / © idier Boy de la Tour

Currently taking place at the Art Tower Mito‘s Contemporary Art Gallery and Plaza until May 12, the ‘Shigeru Ban – Architecture and Humanitarian Activities’  exhibition is the architect’s largest exhibition and encourages visitors to think about the architect’s role in society. From his early works and a pioneering new architectural material to an ongoing disaster project, the exhibition explores the diverse activities and achievements of the architect as well as his vision and spirit to challenge social issues and disasters. Featuring architectural models, mock-ups, photographs, videos of his major and important works, and furniture, Ban is known for his innovative work constructed by developing or applying building materials from objects already existing in our everyday lives. For more information, please visit here.

House in Kawachinagano / Fujiwarramuro Architects

© Toshiyuki Yano

Architects: Fujiwarramuro Architects
Location: Osaka,
Architect In Charge: Shintaro Fujiwara, Yoshio Muro
Area: 125.51 sqm
Photographs: Toshiyuki Yano

House in Goido / Fujiwarramuro Architects

© Toshiyuki Yano

Architects: Fujiwarramuro Architects
Location: Goido, Nasa,
Project Architect: Shintaro Fujiwara, Yoshio Muro
Area: 78.74 sqm
Photographs: Toshiyuki Yano

Hachiouji House / Krew Architects

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Architects: Krew Architects
Location: Tokyo,
Architect In Charge: Krew Architects
Design Team: Ryosuke Kanayama, Tadashi Kawarasaki
Area: 100 sqm
Year: 2012
Photographs: Courtesy of Krew Architects

Small House / FORM/Kouichi Kimura Architects

© Kei Nakajima

Architects: FORM/Kouichi Kimura Architects
Location: ,
Area: 80.6 sqm
Year: 2013
Photographs: Kei Nakajima

Minamihara 3645 / Yasui Hideo Atelier

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Architects: Yasui Hideo Atelier
Location: Nagano,
Area: 164.0 sqm
Year: 2008
Photographs: Courtesy of Yasui Hideo Atelier

House in Keyaki / SNARK + OUVI

© Ippei Shinzawa

Architects: SNARK + OUVI
Location: ,
Architect In Charge: Sunao Koase, Yu Yamada, Shin Yokoo
Structural Engineer: Shin Yokoo
General Constructors: Yasumatsu Takken
Area: 10,313 sqm
Year: 2012
Photographs: Ippei Shinzawa

House in Minoh / Fujiwarramuro Architects

© Toshiyuki Yano

Architects: Fujiwarramuro Architects
Location: Minoh, , Japan
Project Architects: Shintaro Fujiwara, Yoshio Muro
Area: 120 sqm
Photographs: Toshiyuki Yano

Y-Clinic / ARCO Architects

© Ippei Shinzawa

Architects: ARCO Architects
Location: , Ibaraki,
Architect In Charge: Kimitaka Aoki
Structural Engineer: Yasuhiro Kaneda
Area: 1,989 sqm
Year: 2013
Photographs: Ippei Shinzawa

Sugamo Shinkin Bank, Ekoda Branch / Emmanuelle Moureaux Architecture + Design

© Daisuke Shima

Architects: Emmanuelle Moureaux Architecture + Design
Location: -ku, Tokyo
Architect In Charge: Emmanuelle Moureaux
Interior Design: Emmanuelle Moureaux
General Contractor: Shiraishi Construction Corporation
Area: 57,408 sqm
Year: 2012
Photographs: Daisuke Shima