On March 11, Japan was struck by a 8.9 earthquake on the Richter scale followed by an extraordinary destructive 30 foot tsunami wave that killed over 22,000 people.
The Atlantic posted a series of photos that depict the recovery efforts. Here is a series of before/after images.
Tokyo-based studio Fuse-Atelier has completed the House in Abiko project, a three-story contemporary house in Abiko, Chiba Prefecture, Japan.
The brief from the owners, a married couple in their 30s, was for a concrete, gallery-like space where they could showcase their collection of design furniture.
Japanese studio Katsutoshi Sasaki + Associates has recently completed the AMA House project, a single-story family house surrounded by rice fields and a network of main roadways.
This 925 square-foot contemporary residence is located in Aichi, a prefecture of Japan located in of the Chūbu region.
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Japanese studio Matsunami Mitsutomo Architect & Associates has designed this single family residence located in Nabari, a city in Mie-prefecture, Japan
Completed in 2009, the 1,057 square-foot two story home was designed for a young family, and sits on a tiny sloped lot next to the parents house.
Designed by Tokyo-based practice Tezuka Architects, this 2,650 square foot house is supported only by its central core and by two a pair of extremely thin steel columns.
The three story contemporary home is located in Setagaya-ku, one of the 23 special wards of Tokyo, Japan, and was completed in 2000.
The best part of the house is the ground floor level with no walls: the internal space are extending 360 degree out to the garden!