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Japanese architects often rely on unique approaches that blend solid mathematical logic that regulates architecture and undefinable ambiguities that reside in nature. You will find unique collisions of seemingly opposing concepts from which unexpected harmony and beauty emerges.

Tadao Ando: 住吉の長屋 (Row House of Sumiyoshi)

住吉の長屋 (Row House of Sumiyoshi) designed by Tadao Ando ...
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Shigeru Ban: Mt. Fuji World Heritage Center

Ban Shigeru Mt. Fuji World Heritage Centre, Shizuoka 2017 Shizuoka, Japan Photo: Hirai Hiroyuki ...
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Naoshima: island of art and Tadao Ando architecture that says no thanks to the era of Instagram

If you got interested in a small island and art heaven named Naoshima in Japan, and are wondering why you ...
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Iconic designer chairs in action

Iconic Designer Chairs in Action Iconic designer chairs are to see and admire, not to own or use unless you ...
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5 iconic buildings by Japanese architects

Five iconic buildings by Japanese architects Kagawa Prefectural Government Office Kenzo Tange, 1958 Mt. Fuji World Heritage Center, Shizuoka Shigeru ...
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The MOMAT Exhibition- Window: A Journey of Art and Architecture through Windows

The Window: A Journey of Art and Architecture through Windows – the Exhibition at the National Museum of Modern Art, ...
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Model of House N designed by Sou Fujimoto

Sou Fujimoto, Living within/without Windows (House N), 2019 The “House N” (2008) is one of the landmark works in the ...
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The evolution of MUJI House

The Evolution of MUJI House Mujirushi ryohin (known as MUJI outside Japan) was founded in Tokyo in 1980, aspiring to ...
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MUJI House announces the “Yo no Ie (Sun House)”

MUJI House announces the 陽の家  (Yō no Ie, Sun House) On 13th September, 2019, MUJI House announced the release of ...
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When Walter Gropius met Japanese architecture: The House of Prof. K Saito by Kiyoshi Seike

When Walter Gropius met Japanese architecture: The House of Prof K. Saito designed by Kiyoshi Seike European modernism and traditional ...
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Japanese architecture: is it really natural and sustainable?

Japanese architecture: is it really natural and sustainable? Kengo Kuma and "natural architecture" Japanese architect Kengo Kuma, who recently designed ...
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Toyo Ito Interview in Omishima: Architecture then, now and next 3

Toyo Ito interview at Omishima Island: Architecture then, now and next (3)  Part III: Architecture now and next If you ...
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Toyo Ito Interview in Omishima: Architecture then, now and next 1

Toyo Ito interview at Omishima: Architecture then, now and next (1-1) The Pritzker Award Laureate, architect Toyo Ito has always ...
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Toyo Ito Interview in Omishima: Architecture then, now and next 2-1

Toyo Ito interview at Omishima Island: Architecture then, now and next (2-1) Part II: The 3/11 and the Limits of ...
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Tadao Ando: Endeavors at The National Art Center, Tokyo

Tadao Ando: Endeavors at The National Art Center, Tokyo Tadao Ando is one of the most well-known architects in Japan, ...
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Toyo Ito Omishima Project: Omishima Minna-no-Winery

Architect Toyo Ito has been leading a variety of local revitalization projects on a small yet history-rich island called Omishima ...
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The ZA-KOENJI Public Theater: Experience the swirling potential of performing arts

Suginami-ku (City of Suginami) is one of the major central-western suburban wards in Tokyo with a population more than 550,000 ...
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Rural is the new black: Toyo Ito Omishima Project

The Not-So-Pleasing New Face of "Modern" For decades, architect Toyo Ito has been leading the industry as a trailblazer, exploring ...
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The architecture of awe: Musashino Art University Library by Sou Fujimoto

The Architecture of Awe: Musashino Art University Library designed by Sou Fujimoto For Japanese architect Sou Fujimoto, a library is ...
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