Reconstructing the Japanese house

Aug 13, 2017

Reconstructing the Japanese house

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After very successful runs in Rome and London, "The Japanese House: Architecture and Life after 1945," an exhibition of maquettes, photographs, plans and drawings, is now in the National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo. For providing an extensive look at varied and eclectic forms that ...

First Japan House opens in Brazil

Apr 30, 2017

First Japan House opens in Brazil

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London, Los Angeles, Sao Paulo. There is little at first sight that seems to unite these three cities, which are diverse in geography and climate as well as architecture, cuisine and atmosphere. Yet these metropolitan hubs will soon be connected by one unexpectedly common thread ...

Architect Kengo Kuma to design new station on Tokyo's Yamanote Line

Sep 7, 2016

Architect Kengo Kuma to design new station on Tokyo's Yamanote Line

East Japan Railway Co. said Tuesday that its next new station on Tokyo's Yamanote Line will be designed by renowned architect Kengo Kuma, the man behind the new National Stadium. The design for the three-story station building with an underground floor will incorporate features inspired ...

Japan's architects are building a better future

Aug 20, 2016

Japan's architects are building a better future

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Home-security AI cats; talking walls equipped with motion sensors; communal-living apartment blocks that promote harmonious relations; and outdoor living-room spaces powered by solar energy siphoned off hybrid cars — these previews of our future, currently on display at "House Vision 2," sound like science ...