House within a House: We just did our “House within a House” on Monday. I was curious to see what would come up if I googled it. I found a few nice things.
» A Daily Dose of Architecture
Container House: We can never get enough of these things!
» MoCo Loco
Weekend House Alley: A nice addition to the City of Kamakura, one of our favorite towns by the sea.
» Spoon & Tamago
Foreign Designer: We recently asked Jason of Cina about being a foreign designer in Japan. Here’s more information on a similar topic.
Sou Fujimoto: A while back, Nobi trashed the website of this wonderful architect (I would never dare to say such a thing!). Read this Nobi, Sou Fujimoto is a man of intellect!
Long Tall House in Tokyo is a five-story basement home with three stories showing on the southwest side Continue Reading
There is a strong similarity among these four facades. The first building (1) is, of course, the famous Azuma House by Tadao Ando Continue Reading
Some followups on our previous posts…
ANDON HOUSE (波乗り長屋), 2006 (11/07/08) »
There are many more images, both inside and outside of Andon House:
Andon House (1)
Andon House (2)
You can also see how the house is being used during summer here.
DOMINO BOX HOUSE BY ATELIER A POINT DESIGN (10/31/08) »
There are more images of Atelier A Point Design’s shipping container architecture here. I like the bright interior.
SARUGAKU – BACKSTREET SHOPPING MALL (10/09/08) »
I just want to show that we make some effort to visit the architectures posted on our blog. I went to check Sarugaku a few days ago. A bit of a disappointment really…
This 6-unit rental apartment complex sits on a residential hilltop in suburban Tokyo Continue Reading
Here are some followups on our previous posts:
DesignTide Tokyo 2008 & Tokyo Design Week 2008 (10/30/08)
Our pics from DesignTide Tokyo 2008 is here. (it was too crowded…)
Δ , 2006 (10/28/08) »
You can see how the house is lived in here. (unfortunately, the images are small and low rez.)
Hyperbolic Paraboloids (10/20/08) »
You can see an image of the house with a car parked next to it at Judit Bellostes.
Dancing trees, Singing birds (10/04/08) »
I guess it’s time to take the myth away from this highly unique (and very popular) architecture. Here is the website of the developer of FLEG Bird Park a.k.a. “Dancing trees, Singing birds.”
Have you ever wondered why there are many houses with unusual shapes in Japan?
Some pics from DESIGNTIDE TOKYO 2008 Continue Reading