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Skyward House by acaa

By • Apr 14, 2013

Skyward House, designed by acaa, is located in Uenohara, Yamanashi Prefecture, Japan.

Perched on a hill covered by tall grass and surrounded by verdant trees, the home makes use of crude wood to create a natural effect, which contrasts with the pure whitness of the inner rooms.

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House in Hiyoshi by EANA

By • Mar 29, 2013

This modern residence is a 2012 project by EANA that is located in Yokohama City, Kanagawa, Japan.

It is a simple, minimalist home designed for an economically conscious couple looking to grow their family.

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Optical Glass House by NAP Architects

By • Mar 23, 2013 •  Selected Work 

This modern home is a 2012 project by NAP Architects located in Hiroshima, Japan.

Its most notable characteristic is the facade, constructed from glass bricks, that protects and obscures an inner courtyard while providing a show of prismatic natural light.

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Garden Tree House by Hironaka Ogawa & Associates

By • Mar 18, 2013 •  Selected Work 

This modern residence by Hironaka Ogawa & Associates  is a renovation project that was created in 2012 for a client in Kagawa , Japan.

A pair of trees with sentimental value that were growing on the property proved to be an obstacle to the expansion of the existing house.

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Plus by Mount Fuji Architects Studio

By • Mar 17, 2013

Plus is a modern weekend home that was designed in 2009 by Mount Fuji Architects Studio for a client located in Shizuoka, Japan.

In order to navigate the difficult terrain, it was composed of two intersecting rectangular volumes.

The upper volume, containing the kitchen and living room, opens out to a terrace overlooking the hillside.

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House H by Hiroyuki Shinozaki Architects

By • Mar 6, 2013

Japanese architectural firm Hiroyuki Shinozaki Architects has created the House H.

Completed in 2012, this 1,242 square foot contemporary home features a bright and open wood interior.

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House in Shimoda-Chou by EANA

By • Mar 3, 2013

House in Shimoda-Chou by EANA has been completed in Yokohama City, Kanagawa, Japan.

The residence was built in 2012 and features a design centered around the clients’ multiple lifestyle needs.

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Villa SSK by Takeshi Hirobe Architects

By • Mar 2, 2013

Located in Chiba, Japan is the Villa SSK by Takeshi Hirobe Architects.

The architects took cues from the surrounding natural features when designing the home.

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Garden House by Kochi Architect’s Studio

By • Feb 15, 2013

Japanese architectural firm Kochi Architect’s Studio has designed the Garden House in Tokyo, Japan.

Completed in 2009, this 1,421 square foot contemporary home consists of wood wool cement board and glass walls, blurring the line between interior and exterior.

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Suishouen House by Tomoaki Uno Architects

By • Feb 10, 2013

This modern residence by Tomoaki Uno Architects was inspired by two very different architectural icons.

One is the Katsura Imperial Villa, a structure that was built in the mid 1600’s and has influenced the likes of Le Corbustier and Bauhaus founder, Walter Gropius.

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W Window House by Alphaville Architects

By • Feb 2, 2013

This modern residence is a project by Alphaville Architects that is located in Kyoto, Japan.

V shaped indentations and a vertically oriented floor plan maximize indoor and outdoor space despite the property’s limited area.

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C1 House by Curiosity Architects

By • Jan 29, 2013

Located in Tokyo, Japan is the C1 House designed by Curiosity Architects.

The house was designed as a complete product; structure, interiors, and furniture all designed as a unit.

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47% House by Kochi Architect’s Studio

By • Jan 19, 2013

This minimalist residence was created in 2010 by Kochi Architect’s Studio and is located in Kamakura, Kanagawa, Japan.

The project is named ‘47%’ because the interior floor space makes up 47% of the home’s entire area.

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NDA by no.555 Architectural Design Office

By • Jan 13, 2013

no.555 Architectural Design Office created this modern home in 2012 for a family in Yokohama, Japan.

The layout provides plenty of outdoor space without compromising on privacy.

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House in Saijo by Suppose Design Office

By • Jan 12, 2013

Japanese architectural firm Suppose Design Office has designed the House in Saijo.

Completed in 2007, this 1,243 square foot contemporary home’s unique pyramid shape was inspired by a pit-house. It is located in Hiroshima, Japan.

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Outotunoie by mA-style architects

By • Jan 6, 2013

This contemporary home was created in 2012 by mA-style architects for a client living in Fujieda, Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan.

The cantilevered living area provides panoramic views and plenty of natural light.

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House in Yamasaki by Tato Architects

By • Jan 1, 2013

This modern home by Tato Architects is a 2012 project that is located in Yamasaki, Prefettura di Hyōgo, Japan.

The upper level is composed of three translucent, shed-like structures for the guestroom, bathroom, and sun room.

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