Kadare Cultural Centre / Chiaki Arai Urban and Architecture Design

© Taisuke Ogawa

Architects: Chiaki Arai Urban and Architecture Design
Location: Yurihonjō, Akita,
Area: 11750.0 sqm
Year: 2011
Photographs: Taisuke Ogawa

Akiha Ward Cultural Center / Chiaki Arai Urban and Architecture Design

© Taisuke Ogawa

Architects: Chiaki Arai Urban and Architecture Design
Location: 4 Shineicho, , Niigata, Japan
Area: 2997.0 sqm
Year: 2013
Photographs: Taisuke Ogawa

Aesop Grand Front Osaka / Torafu Architects

© Takumi Ota

Architects: Torafu Architects
Location: Ofukacho, , Osaka, Osaka Prefecture 530-0011,
Area: 48.0 sqm
Year: 2014
Photographs: Takumi Ota

House in Kitaoji / Torafu Architects

© Daici Ano

Architects: Torafu Architects
Location: Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture,
Area: 134 sqm
Year: 2012
Photographs: Daici Ano

Cafe Coutume Aoyama / CUT Architectures

© David Foessel

Architects: CUT Architectures
Location: , Tokyo,
Area: 85 sqm
Year: 2014
Photographs: David Foessel

House in Funabashi / Koji Hatano Architects

© Asako Yamazaki

Architects: Koji Hatano Architects
Location: ,
Area: 117.0 sqm
Year: 2013
Photographs: Asako Yamazaki

Shigeru Ban Designs Temporary Pavilion for the World Cup

© Yoshikazu Tsuno/AFP

In honor of the World Cup (which starts today), the Brazilian Embassy in Tokyo, Japan, has invited , this year’s Pritzker Laureate, to build a temporary pavilion.

Located at the entrance of the embassy, the three foot tall, 120 m² temporary structure will be a place where people can meet after the games since, due to the time difference, the games will not be broadcast on site.

Higashihayashiguchi / ALTS Design Office

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Architects: ALTS Design Office
Location: Shiga,
Architect In Charge: Sumiou Mizumoto, Yoshitaka Kuga
Area: 100 sqm
Year: 2014
Photographs: Courtesy of ALTS Design Office

House K / Yuji Kimura Design

© Takumi Ota

Architects: Yuji Kimura Design
Location: , Japan
Area: 47 sqm
Year: 2014
Photographs: Takumi Ota

KKZ House / I.R.A.

© Nobuaki Nakagawa

Architects: I.R.A.
Location: , Tokyo, Japan
Architect In Charge: International Royal Architecture
Design Team: Akinori Kasegai , Daisuke Tsunakawa
Area: 111 sqm
Year: 2013
Photographs: Nobuaki Nakagawa

MoyaMoya / Fumihiko Sano

© Daisuke Shimokawa /Nacása&Partners Inc

Architects: Fumihiko Sano
Location: , Tokyo, Japan
Architect In Charge: , studio PHENOMENON
Area: 144 sqm
Year: 2014
Photographs: Daisuke Shimokawa /Nacása&Partners Inc

Wing Wall House / Camp Design Inc + Sumosaga Fudosan

© Masumi Kawamura

Architects: Camp Design Inc + 
Location: , Tokyo, Japan
Area: 50 sqm
Year: 2014
Photographs: Masumi Kawamura

KHT House / I.R.A.

© Nobuaki Nakagawa

Architects: I.R.A.
Location: , Nishimurayama District, Yamagata,
Architect In Charge: International Royal Architecture
Design Team: Akinori Kasegai , Daisuke Tsunakawa
Area: 197 sqm
Year: 2013
Photographs: Nobuaki Nakagawa

En yu-An / Fumihiko Sano

© Daisuke Shimokawa /Nacása&Partners Inc

Architects: Fumihiko Sano
Location: Taitō, ,
Architect In Charge: Fumihiko Sano, studio PHENOMENON
Area: 37 sqm
Year: 2012
Photographs: Daisuke Shimokawa /Nacása&Partners Inc

Minakuchi House / ALTS Design Office

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Architects: ALTS Design Office
Location: Shiga,
Architects In Charge: Sumiou Mizumoto, Yoshitaka Kuga
Area: 100 sqm
Year: 2014
Photographs: Courtesy of ALTS Design Office

House with Square Opening / NKS Architects

© Kouji Okamoto

Architects: NKS Architects
Location: , Fukuoka,
Architect In Charge: Noriko, Kaoru Suehito
Structure: RC-3F
Area: 192.0 sqm
Year: 2008
Photographs: Kouji Okamoto

KBJ Share Space / I.R.A

© Nobuaki Nakagawa

Architects: I.R.A
Location: , , Japan
Architect In Charge: International Royal Architecture
Design Team: Akinori Kasegai , Daisuke Tsunakawa
Area: 66 sqm
Year: 2013
Photographs: Nobuaki Nakagawa

CC4441 / Tomokazu Hayakawa Architects

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Architects: Tomokazu Hayakawa Architects
Location: Torigoe, Taitō, Tokyo,
Area: 36 sqm
Photographs: Courtesy of Tomokazu Hayakawa Architects