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Twin Megaphones by Atelier Tekuto + Yasuhiro Yamashita + Toshiyuki Fujimori

By • Dec 29, 2012

Located in Tokyo, Japan is the Twin Megaphones by Atelier Tekuto + Yasuhiro Yamashita + Toshiyuki Fujimori.

The house was designed to maximize functionality for the needs of the clients within the parameters of the site.

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Riverside House by Keiji Ashizawa Design

By • Dec 25, 2012

This contemporary weekend home by Keiji Ashizawa Design is a 2007 project that was built next to a river in Chiba, Japan.

A bold contrast has been struck between the transparency of its public areas and the protection offered by its private spaces.

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Shelf-Pod by Kazuya Morita Architecture Studio

By • Dec 24, 2012 •  Selected Work 

Japanese architectural firm Kazuya Morita Architecture Studio completed the Shelf-Pod in 2007.

This private study facility is located in Osaka prefecture, Japan.

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Machi House by UID Architects & Associates

By • Dec 21, 2012

Completed in 2011, this modern, minimalist home was designed by UID Architects & Associates and is located in Fukuyama, Hiroshima, Japan.

A high-rise parking garage is among the crowded structures that surround the site and challenged architects while designing a residence that was light, open, and comfortable.

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Mishima House by Keiji Ashizawa Design

By • Dec 14, 2012

Keiji Ashizawa Design designed this contemporary home for a small family living in Tokyo, Japan.

The project, created in 2010, was designed to maximize privacy in an urban environment.

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Sense by Kazutoshi Imanaga

By • Dec 10, 2012

Japanese architect Kazutoshi Imanaga has designed the Sense house.

Completed in 2012, this 3,660 square foot contemporary home is located in Tokyo, Japan.

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Sky Catcher House by acaa

By • Dec 5, 2012

Japanese architectural firm acaa has designed the Sky Catcher House.

Completed in 2012, this 1,135 square foot contemporary home is located in Atsugi, Japan.

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Takanawa House by O.F.D.A.: Hiroyuki Ito

By • Nov 29, 2012

Japanese architectural firm O.F.D.A.: Hiroyuki Ito has designed the Takanawa House.

Completed in 2011, this 2,470 square foot contemporary home is located in Tokyo, Japan.

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Seaside Retreat Hayama by YJP architecture

By • Nov 23, 2012

Located in Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan is the Seaside Retreat Hayama by YJP architecture.

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House in Asamayama by Kidosaki Architects Studio

By • Nov 20, 2012

This contemporary home is a 2011 project by Kidosaki Architects Studio that was built on a site in Asamayama Tsukudeiwanami, Shinshiro, Aichi Prefecture, Japan.

The plentiful use of glass takes advantage of stunning views from the bath, living, and dining areas.

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Nest by UID Architects

By • Nov 13, 2012 •  Selected Work 

Japanese studio UID Architects designed the Nest project in 2010.

this two story contemporary home built for two daughters and their mother is located in Onomichi, a city in Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan.

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Mejiro House by MDS Architectural Studio

By • Nov 10, 2012 •  Selected Work 

This minimalist residence is a project by MDS Architectural Studio that is located in Toshima-ku, Tokyo, Japan.

It was created in 2004 as a solution to the tiny, dark, and claustrophobic homes that are common in the densely populated area.

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Skycourt House by Keiji Ashizawa Design

By • Nov 8, 2012

This contemporary renovation project in Tokyo, Japan evolved from a original structure built in the mid to late 1980’s ( a period known as the Japanese asset price bubble or ‘bubble era’).

The original house was cramped and dark, so, in 2011, the owners commissioned Keiji Ashizawa Design to create something fresh and modern.

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Atelier-Bisque Doll by UID Architects

By • Nov 2, 2012

Japanese studio UID Architects has designed the Atelier Bisque Doll project,  an atelier and a private residence for a doll artist.

Completed in 2009, this 1,628 square foot, single story, modern house is located in Minoh, a city in Osaka Prefecture, Japan.

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Sky Garden House by Keiji Ashizawa Design

By • Oct 31, 2012

This contemporary, two-family residence was created by Keiji Ashizawa Design in 2010 and is located in Tokyo, Japan.

The house features a glass-enclosed air shaft running through its center to provide natural light while maintaining privacy from the outside.

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IO by Osamu Morishita

By • Oct 30, 2012

Located in Anjo, Aichi, Japan is the IO house designed by Osamu Morishita.

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Skate Park House by LEVEL Architects

By • Oct 27, 2012 •  Selected Work 

This contemporary home by LEVEL Architects is located in Tokyo, Shibuya, Sendagaya, Japan.

It is a 2011 project that features a few unusual elements such as an indoor skate park and concert space.

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