White Hut and Tilia Japonica / Takahashi Maki and Associates

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Architects: Takahashi Maki and Associates
Location: , Prefecture,
Architects In Charge: Takahashi Maki, Shiokami Daisuke
Area: 20.0 sqm
Year: 2010
Photographs: shigeta satoshi/nacasa&partners inc

House in Nagatoro / CASE-REAL

© Hiroshi Mizusaki

Architects: CASE-REAL
Location: Saitama, Saitama,
Area: 119.0 sqm
Year: 2013
Photographs: Hiroshi Mizusaki

Green Screen House / Hideo Kumaki Architect Office

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Architects: Hideo Kumaki Architect Office
Location: ,
Design Team: Hideo Kumaki (Dir), Natsuko Mashimo
Structure Engineering: Ohno Japan
Area: 130 sqm
Year: 2012
Photographs: Yukinori Okamura, Courtesy of Hideo Kumaki Architect Office, Mayuko Ebina

Naya / aoydesign

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Architects: aoydesign
Location: Saitama, 
Architect In Charge: Shigeo Aoyama, Yukiko Sumitani
Contractor: Nishimoto Builder
Structural Design: Masaki Structural laboratory
Area: 99 sqm
Year: 2013
Photographs: Courtesy of aoydesign



Location: ,
Principal Architects: Norisada Naeda
Structural Engineering: Ryozo Umezawa
Contractor: Iwamotogumi
Area: 57.42 sqm
Photographs: STUDIO DIO

Pleats.M / Hironaka Ogawa & Associates

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Architects: Hironaka Ogawa & Associates
Location: ,
Architect In Charge: Hironaka Ogawa
Area: 1,398.89 sqm
Year: 2012
Photographs: Daici Ano

Sowa Unit / Kensuke Watanabe Architecture Studio

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Architects: Kensuke Watanabe Architecture Studio
Location: Saitama, Saitama Prefecture,
Architect In Charge: Kensuke Watanabe, Yuji Mukaiyama
Area: 288.84 sqm
Year: 2010
Photographs: Koichi Torimura

House in Saitama / Satoru Hirota Architects

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Architects: Satoru Hirota Architects  – Satoru Hirota & Yasuko Hirota
Location: , Japan
Client: Private
Contractor: Yamazaki Construction Company
Site Area:153.95 sqm
Building Area:61.99 sqm
Total Floor Area:109.43 sqm
Completion: 2010
Photographs: Satoru Hirota

IS / Yo Yamagata Architects

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Architect: Yo Yamagata Architects
Location: Saitama,
Project Area : 54.98 sqm
Project Year: 2011
Photographs: Forward stroke Inc


11 Boxes / Keiji Ashizawa Design

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Architects: Keiji Ashizawa Design
Location: ,
Project Architect: Keiji Ashizawa
Structural Engineer: Ejiri Engneer
Project Year: 2007
Photographs: Daici Ano

Twin Bricks / Atelier Tekuto

© Makoto Yoshida

Twin Bricks, consists of two wings – A five unit rental dwelling and the owner’s own two-family house. It is located in a quiet residential area, just 20 minutes by train from Tokyo. In order to secure some space for the owner’s car collection, the owner’s wing (RC Wing) stands closer to the road than the rental wing (S Wing). The rental wing is clad in both autoclaved lightweight concrete (ALC) panels as well as glass blocks.

Architect: Atelier Tekuto
Location: , Japan
Project Year : 2008
Photographs : Makoto Yoshida

Distance of Fog / StudioGreenBlue

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Architects: StudioGreenBlue
Location: Konosu, ,
Team: Mitsuharu Kojima, Wataru Kobayashi
Project area: 104,87 sqm
Project year: 2010
Photographs: StudioGreenBlue

Y-house / IDEA Office

© Kouichi Torimura

coordinated with the clients of Y-house to develop a design that successfully incorporates solar access to all parts of the house, connecting to the surrounding environment through outdoor spaces that enhanced the feeling of openness all while maintaining privacy.  Follow the break for photographs and drawings of Y-house.

Architects: IDEA Office
Location: , Japan
Project Credits: Eric Kahn and Russell Thomsen, Partners, with Ron Golan
Project Team: Adrian Ariosa, Keith Gendel, Rinaldo Perez
Associate Architect: Masao Yahagi & Associates
Project Area: 1050 sqm
Project Year: 2009
Photography: Kouichi Torimura