Hoto Fudo is the bulbous building pictured above, currently in construction in the town of Fujikawaguchiko, and set to house a restaurant. It was designed by Takeshi Hosaka Architects — see this Designboom post for more images of the project.
Plastic Moon is a new house in Tokyo that combines a private residence with the owner’s dental practice, and includes a swimming pool on the top floor. It was designed by Norisada Maeda Atelier. See more photos at Dezeen.
I often tell people that one day I’d like to get some land in or around Kamakura and have a Muji house built there — my preference is for the original Ki no Ie — but I think Kumiko Inui‘s Small House H would suit me as well. See more of the private residence at […]
You may have already heard about it — it’s been making the web rounds — but Masamichi Katayama (Wonderwall) has indeed updated his company’s website, enlisting the aid of flash master Yugo Nakamura. The result is quite fun, although I’m never a fan of sites that make you wait while they load. Portfolio sites can […]
Slit Court, a residential project in Kyoto by EASTERN Design Office. Via Dezeen.
Following yesterday’s Atelier Bow-Wow studio tour, now we get a look at one of their latest projects: Four Boxes Gallery, a building for Danish college Krabbesholm Hojskole. There’s more to see at Designboom.
I’ve long had an obsession with the work spaces of creators, and so I’m absolutely delighted to finally get to look inside Atelier Bow-Wow‘s studio, courtesy of a video shot by 0300tv. Via Core77.
Ryue Nishizawa (SANAA) has designed a bulging front window for the recently opened Nagai Garou gallery space in Ginza. Via Spoon & Tamago.
Dezeen covers the temporary paper structure designed by Shigeru Ban for London Design Week.