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“Hayaku- A Time Lapse Journey Through Japan” by Brad Kremer

Hayaku (‘hurry up’ in Japanese), a preview of what is to come by Brad Kremer, is a stunning short film. It is a bit of nostalgia for me not only visually but also olfactively – I can smell Japan in every corner of the film!


Lazy Friday ~ Links

Who: Daisuke Mimura / Malo Planning Inc.
What: Single family residence
Where: Setagaya-ku, Tokyo
When: 2009
How: Two-story (w/basement) reinforced concrete construction
Site Area: 1,076 square feet (100.0m²)
Construction Area: 428 square feet (39.8m²)
Total Floor Area: 1,348 square feet (125.2m²)
Photographer: -

Who: Shunichiro Ninomiya and Tomoko Morodome / NRM-Architects
What: Single family residence
Where: Kawachinagano City, Osaka Prefecture
When: 2009
How: Two-story wood frame construction
Site Area: 2,629 square feet (244.23m²)
Construction Area: 841 square feet (78.15m²)
Total Floor Area: 1,389 square feet (129.08m²)
Photographer: Eiji Tomita

Who: Tatsuya Nagasaki / Atelier Haretoke
What: Two-generation residence
Where: Ota-ku, Tokyo
When: November 2008
How: Two-story (w/basement) wood frame and reinforced concrete construction
Site Area: 2,103 square feet (95.40m²)
Construction Area: 677 square feet (62.85m²)
Total Floor Area: 1,448 square feet (134.52m²)
Photographer: Noriyuki Yano

Hazama no Mori, 2009

This is another house designed by Atsushi and Mayumi Kawamoto. The house from outside has a minimal and simple appearance of a low-cost housing, but wait till you see the inside. The client, a young couple with three children, apparently had a modest budget to build their new home, but their imagination was as big as their surrounding environment with hills of green tea plantations, tangerine trees and rice fields.

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