Bookshelves line the bright white walls and a smooth concrete bench curves into a reading circle.
The elliptical mezzanine creates an unusual space to retreat.
Intended to house two families, the design employs the hulking staircase as a way to subtly connect residents on the ground floor and the upper floors.
A "deformed roof" house in Hokkaido gets a quirky makeover.
There are no traditional stairs in the house, just wooden blocks that help the owners move from one platform to the next.
The planned urban living experiment will be erected at the foothills of Mount Fuji.
The Hara House’s irregular shape makes room for a large porch for chit-chatting and events.
The central living space features a glass wall connected to the garage, granting unobstructed views of the family’s white car.
The 250-square-foot spot has been transformed into a bunker of wood and warmth for the ultimate minimalist dining experience.
The Odunpazari Modern Museum in northwest Turkey looks like a high-design Jenga set.
We stan the Japanese reality TV show bringing sleek, modern aesthetics to co-living millennials.
The facade might come off a bit fortress-like while inside, it’s bright with white walls and open space.
The Japanese art collective uses projection mapping to create otherworldly experiences.
This house by architect Takeshi Hosaka is a cleverly efficient use of 200 square feet.
The "windows" allow just enough light into the house to cast little slivers of sunlight across the stark interior.
The "Four Leaves" weekend villa is a deep breath in the form of a building.
The fair, which ran in the Japanese capital earlier this fall, highlighted local design—without a critical element.
All of the units have a living room with glass doors that slide open onto a wooden deck facing a communal courtyard.
The compact house dedicates a significant portion of the site to indoor courtyards that make the home feel like it’s part of a mini arboretum.
Instead of expanding outwards, Japanese architect Katsutoshi Sasaki designed his personal residence in to stretch upwards.
The couple for whom this home was built wanted a space that would diminish the boundaries between their public and private lives.
MAD renovated the tunnel for the 2018 Echigo-Tsumari Triennale art festival, turning it into a series of eye-catching lookouts and installations that are in and of themselves pieces of art.
The museum is exhibiting 50 hyper-colored digital works, which immerse visitors in wild and whimsical worlds that respond to touch, sound, and movement.
The iconic Hotel Okura, whose renovations were met with at outcry from the architecture and design community, will reopen in September 2019.
Studio Ghibli, the Japanese animation studio best known for films like Spirited Away and My Neighbor Totoro, just released renderings of its new theme park slated to open in 2022.
Designed by Akihisa Hirata, Tree-ness House rises on a narrow site in Tokyo’s Otsuka district, reaching upward and outward toward by way of protruding volumes, staircases, and terraces.