Profiles of Selected Architects
House in Yotsukaido
Pilotis create an exterior space on the ground floor of this home, while two large terraces lend the second floor an open, expansive atmosphere. Th...
House in Kikuicho
A wood-framed house on a small, 35-square-meter site. The walls absorb diffuse natural light from the polycarbonate façade.
House in Onomichi
A combined residence and workspace with a view of the sea. The exterior walls are entirely covered with dark wood panels, allowing the house to ble...
House in Inokashira
This residence on a sloping, irregularly shaped lot is composed of layered concrete retaining walls. Cedar louvers maintain the balance between day...
House in Izumi-ku
A monumental residence on high ground. The goal of the design was to create breathtaking views.
House in Sanno
The effect of including a large light well in this small house is to lend the entire structure a sense of openness.
House in Shiroi
Orienting this house on a north-south axis allowed for the creation of gardens on the east and west sides.
House in Shinkoiwa
House in Yamanashi
A vacation home in the highlands. The distinguishing features of the design are an exterior that melts into its surroundings and a number of intere...
House in Shimoshakujii Ⅱ
A split-level home with a void in the center. The spiral layout leads up to the roof.
House in Kurihashi
This residence employs both interior and exterior voids to create an open living space that blurs inside and outside.
House in Higashimurayama
This home features louvers made from belts. When wind moves the belts, its invisible energy is visualized.