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Swimmy House by Starpilots

By • Sep 23, 2011

Japanese studio Starpilots has designed the Swimmy House project, a three story single family home.

This contemporary residence is situated along a busy street in a dense neighbourhood of Shinjuku, one of the 23 special wards of Tokyo, Japan.

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House in Kaijin by Fuse-Atelier

By • Sep 20, 2011

Japanese studio Fuse-Atelier has completed the House in Kaijin project in 2010.

This 980 square foot three-story contemporary home is located in Funabashi, a city located in northwestern Chiba Prefecture, Japan.

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Japan Earthquake: Six Months Later

By • Sep 13, 2011

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.

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House I by Studio 2A

By • Aug 24, 2011

Japanese architecture firm Studio 2A has completed the House I project.

This 1,167 square foot single-story residence is located in Kanagawa, a prefecture located in the southern Kantō region of Japan.

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House in Abiko by Fuse-Atelier (Video)

By • Jul 29, 2011 •  Selected Work 

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.

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AMA House by Katsutoshi Sasaki + Associates

By • Jul 15, 2011

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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Seismic-proof Television House by Noriyoshi Morimura Architects

By • Jul 9, 2011

Japanese Studio Noriyoshi Morimura Architects has completed the Television House.

This single family contemporary house is located in Suita, a city located in northern Osaka, Japan.

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Edge House by Noriyoshi Morimura Architects

By • Jul 2, 2011

Japanese studio Noriyoshi Morimura Architects has completed the Edge House project.

This contemporary two-story residence all made of concrete and glass is located in Kansai district, a well-known area of Osaka, Japan.

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Magritte’s, a Jail-like House in the Heart of Tokyo!

By • Jun 15, 2011 •  Selected Work 

Japanese studio Atelier Tekuto has designed the Magritte’s project, a tiny home located in a densely populated neighborhood of Tokyo, Japan.

The plot of land is only 491 square feet, and the tiny four story house is all made of concrete.

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House N by Sou Fujimoto Architects

By • Jun 14, 2011 •  Selected Work 

Tokyo-based studio Sou Fujimoto Architects has completed the House N project in 2008.

Designed for a couple and their dog, this white minimalist contemporary home is located in Oita, Japan.

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House with Eaves and an Attic by On Design Partners

By • Jun 7, 2011

Yokohama-based studio On Design Partners has designed an original slim and tall home, the “House with Eaves and an Attic.”

The 913 square-foot three-story residence is situated on a hilly site in Tokyo, Japan.

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Residence in Nabari by Matsunami Mitsutomo Architect & Associates

By • Jun 4, 2011 •  Selected Work 

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.

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House O by Jun Igarashi Architects

By • May 31, 2011 •  Selected Work 

Japanese studio Jun Igarishi Architects has designed the House O project, a single-story house located in a small forestry town of eastern Hokkaido, Japan.

The 1,207 square foot residence stands out for its unique design and creative use of space.

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Wall-less House by Tezuka Architects

By • May 26, 2011 •  Selected Work 

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!

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Mountains and Opening House by EASTERN Design Office

By • May 22, 2011 •  Selected Work 

The Mountains and Opening house is a design room for a Japanese sneaker brand, “Dragon Beard”, as well as a residential house.

Designed by Japanese studio EASTERN Design Office, this 3,895 square foot estate is located in Takarazuka, Hyogo, Japan and was completed in 2009.

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House In by Miyahara Architect Office

By • May 21, 2011

Japanese studio Miyahara Architect Office has completed the House In project last February.

This 1,091 square-foot single family residence is located in Kanagawa, Japan, and was designed for a couple and their two grown-up children.

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House in Ise by Takashi Yamaguchi & Associates

By • May 14, 2011

Japanese practice Takashi Yamaguchi & Associates has completed the House in Ise project in November 2010.

The 2,140 square-foot two-story residence is located in Ise city on Honshu Island, Japan.

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