Damier / APOLLO Architects & Associates

© Masao Nishikawa

Architecture: Satoshi Kurosaki/APOLLO Architects & Associates
Location: ,
Completion: December 2009
Structure: RC
Site Area: 32.16m2
Total Floor Area: 114.55m2
Structural Engineer: Kenta Masaki
Photography: Masao Nishikawa

   

House in Nakameguro / Yoritaka Hayashi Architects

© Takumi Ota

Architects: Yoritaka Hayashi Architects
Location: Meguro, Tokyo,
Collaborators: Akira Suzuki / ASA (Structural Engineer) , Takasou Takahashi / SESSE-Design (Façade Consultant)
Site Area: 40.01 sqm
Building Area: 32.17 sqm
Total Floor Area: 99.80 sqm
Project Year: December of 2010
Structure: Steel frame
Photographs: Takumi Ota

Lik House / Satoru Hirota Architects

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Architect: Satoru Hirota Architects – Satoru Hirota
Location: ,
Client: Private
Program: Single family house
Structural Design: nieda+hisaeda architects / Taizen Nieda+Taizo Komatsu
Contractor: Eiger Co. Ltd, / Noriaki Fujii+Masakazu Sasaki+Koji Misaki
Site Area: 294.90 sqm
Built-up Area: 108.21 sqm
Project Year: 2010
Photographs: Satoru Hirota Architects

Cube Court House / Shinichi Ogawa & Associates

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Architects: Shinichi Ogawa & Associates
Location: ,
Program: Residence
Structural System: Reinforced concrete, steel frame
Site Area: 177.72 sqm
Building Area: 88.75 sqm
Total floor Space: 154.60 sqm
Project Year: 2010
Photographs: Courtesy of Shinichi Ogawa & Associates

Yellow Peach / MuFF

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Architect: MuFF – Kosuke Kajikawa
Location: Shibuya-ku, Tokyo,
Client: Yellow Peach
Project Area: 30.400 sqm
Project Year: 2008
Photographs: Courtesy of MuFF

Marronier Court / Kengo Kuma & Associates

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Architects: Kengo Kuma & Associates
Location: 1508-1 Tamagawa, Setagaya-ku, , Japan
Title of the Project: Tamagawa Takashimaya S・C Marronier Court
Client: Toshin Development. Co., Ltd
Site Area: 2,424.40 sqm
Completion: 2009
Photographs: Daici Ano

BB / Yo Yamagata Architects

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Architects: Yo Yamagata Architects
Location: Tokyo,
Project Area: 61.46 sqm
Project Year: 2009
Photographs: Forward stroke Inc


House In Eifukucho / Upsetters Architects

© Yusuke Wakabayashi

Architects: Upsetters Architects
Location: Eifukucho,,
Project Area: 124.81 sqm
Project Year: 2011
Photographs: Yusuke Wakabayashi

House S / Keiji Ashizawa Design

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Architect: Keiji Ashizawa Design
Location: Tokyo,
Project architect: Keiji Ashizawa, Rie Honjo
Structural engineer: Akira Suzuki
Photograph: Daici Ano

Dancing Trees, Singing Birds / Hiroshi Nakamura & NAP

Courtesy of Hiroshi Nakamura & NAP

Architects: Hiroshi Nakamura & NAP
Location: Meguro, ,
Date of Completion: 2007
Parcel areas: 770.22sqm
Constructed area: 424.25sqm
Materials: RC+S
Exterior Wall Finish: Japanese Cypress Lining Board
Photographs: Courtesy of Hiroshi Nakamura & NAP

  

DST / aat + makoto yokomizo architects

© Hiro Sakaguchi

Architects: aat + makoto yokomizo architects, inc
Location: Shibuya,
Site area: 105.94 sqm (32.00 tsubo)
Building area: 63.42 sqm (19.16 tsubo)
Total floor area: 329.55 sqm (99.56 tsubo)
Structure: RC structure
Construction: Eikou Kensetsu
Project Year: 2009
Photographs: Hiro Sakaguchi

Urban Hut / Takehiko Nez Architects

© Takumi Ota Photography

Architects: Takehiko Nez Architects
Location: Tokyo,
Structure: ASA
Contractor: Shinei
Completion: 2011
Site area: 30.37 sqm
Total floor area: 44.26 sqm
Photographs: Takumi Ota Photography

Taishido House / Akira Koyama + Key Operation

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Architects:  Akira Koyama + KEY OPERATION INC. / ARCHITECTS
Location: Setagaya, Tokyo
Construction: Architecture\ Tokyo Gumi
Gross Floor Area: 148.24 sqm
Completion: October 2010
Photographs: Courtesy of Akira Koyama + KEY OPERATION INC. / ARCHITECTS

Kangaroo Hotel / APOLLO Architects & Associates

© Masao Nishikawa

Architecture: Satoshi Kurosaki/APOLLOArchitects & Associates
Location: Nihondutumi Taito, ,
Completion: 2009
Structure: RC
Site Area: 87.49 sqm
Total Floor Area: 260.91 sqm (83.49 sqm/1F, 36.05 sqm/2F, 86.05 sqm/3F, 5.32 sqm/PH)
Structure Engineers: Kenta Masaki
Facility Engineers: Kazuyoshi Takei
Construction: Maekawa Constructions
Photography: Masao Nishikawa

Kurenboh / aat + makoto yokomizo, architects

© Makoto Yokomizo

Architect: aat +makoto yokomizo, architects Inc
Location: Taito-ku, ,
Construction: Daisaku Construction
Building area: 18.76 sqm
Total floor area: 18.76 sqm
Scale: 1 story
Structure: Wood
Project Year: 2006
Photographs: Makoto Yokomizo

Vista / APOLLO Architects & Associates

© Masao Nishikawa

Architecture: Satoshi Kurosaki/APOLLO Architects & Associates
Location: Nishidai Itabashi ward, ,
Completion: 2011
Structure: Timber structure
Site Area: 54.86sqm
Total Floor Area: 111.78sqm /1F(42.02sqm),2F(47.41sqm),3F(22.35sqm)
Construction: Honma Construction
Photography: Masao Nishikawa

Ravine / APOLLO Architects & Associates

© Masao Nishikawa

Architects: Satoshi Kurosaki/APOLLO Architects & Associates
Location: Shirogane Minato ward Tokyo,
Date of Completion: 2011
Site Area: 73.37 sqm
Total Floor Area: 215.93sqm/1F(38.30sqm), 2F(70.48sqm), 3F(65.15sqm), 4F(34.42sqm), PH(7.58sqm)
Structure Engineers: Masaki Structure Laboratory, Kenta Masaki
Facility Engineers: Shimada Architects, Zenei Shimada
Construction: Maekawa Construction
Photographs: Masao Nishikawa

Intermediating Patterns Exhibition

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From the Kengo Kuma Lab in the University of Tokyo, we received this video showing an architecture related exhibition on intermediate space and experimental architecture inspired by Japanese traditional patterns that we recently exhibited in Tokyo, curated by , Matteo Belfiore, and Salvator-John A. Liotta, which is part of two exhibitions and a series of symposia organized by The Italian Cultural Center of Tokyo in concomitance with the UIA International Congress of Architecture.

Some more images after the break.