Hiroshi Nakamura is doing some of the most interesting work on the contemporary Japanese architectural scene. From residential to retail and urban to rural, his practice is one to keep an eye on for observers in Australia and elsewhere.
For decades Cai Guo-Qiang has wowed audiences worldwide with his explosive and innovative artistic approach, which blends traditional Chinese culture, contemporary art, and pyrotechnic displays.
Whether it’s sakura in spring, fireworks in fall, or the up-coming Summer Olympics, Tokyo is a perennial tourist hub. But where to stay? A special niche in the alleyways of Kagurazaka might be your refuge.
Despite a façade that mimics the traditional form of a house, this Tokyo house by akihisa hirata architecture office plays with new approaches to medium density living.
The Toyko Digital Art Museum is brought to you by the Tokyo-based art collective teamLab and Japanese developers, Mori Building Co. They take a borderless approach to art and architecture in an immersive experience.
Incorporating ‘moveable interfaces’ and display systems into its design for HAY Tokyo, Schemata Architects has allowed the temporary store interior to move and grow as its needs change.
Tree-ness House by Akihisa Hirata Architecture Office in Tokyo is inspired by the simplicity and inter-connectedness of a tree, it’s bark, branches and leaves.
Whether you take your cappuccino with almond milk or soy, great café design ideas are something we can all get behind. Here are the best of the bunch that reflect their local scene to a tee.
Ryoji Iedokoro Architecture Office have created a mesmerising interior for a yakiniku restaurant in the heart of Tokyo’s Roppongi district.
Renowned for their abundant use of wood and nature-focussed designs, Hiroshi Nakamura Architects have created a private home with a steel exterior and an all-wood, contrasting interior in Ichikawa, in Tokyo’s neighbouring Chiba Prefecture.