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.
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 maybe get away with this, I guess.