Japanese architect Kisyo Kurokawa’s iconic Nakagin Capsule Tower is getting old. Can the symbol of Metabolism survive without ever metabolizing?
Architect Tadao Ando designed 21_21 DESIGN SIGHT in Tokyo, a design museum founded by designer Issey Miyake, who wants to make design an economic resource.
Tadao Ando designed the The Tokyo Art Museum in Tokyo, which is a cornerstone piece of architecture on the “Ando Street.”
Kenzo Tange designed St. Mary’s Cathedral, Tokyo in 1964. It still maintains its beauty -a unique mixture of modernism & primitive sacredness.
Archiect Kengo Kuma desgined the Asakusa Tourism Center in the middle of traditional tourist destination by emphasizing traditional Japanese wisdom.
Architect Kazuyo Sejima designed the Sumida Hokusai Museum that celebrates the prolifc ukiyo-e master. But why there is no window in this building?
Through “The Tokyo Toilet” project, Tadao Ando designed a public bathroom with extended eaves for “amayadori.” What does that mean?
16 Japanese architects and designers re-imagine the potential of public restrooms (toilet) in parks. Shigeru Ban, Tadao Ando, Sou Fujimoto, Toyo Ito and more.
Interior designer Masamichi Katayama designed a park toilet in Tokyo which almost looked like a random object that you’d find in a park.
One of the latest works by the Pritzker award laureate Fumihiko Maki is a small, squid-like restroom in Tokyo. See how his modernist spirit met a neighborhood park.