Category: jutaku

Motoki Ishikawa Architect & Associates. House in…

Motoki Ishikawa Architect & Associates. House in Minamiogikubo – 南荻窪の家. Suginami-ku, Tokyo. Japan. photos: Motoki Ishikawa Architect & Associates

Average Japanese House – Inside the Home of a Typical Tokyo…

Average Japanese House – Inside the Home of a Typical Tokyo Family. video: youtube: Paolo fromTOKYO

Hiroyuki Shinozaki & Associates Architects – 篠崎弘之建築設計事務所….

Hiroyuki Shinozaki & Associates Architects – 篠崎弘之建築設計事務所. Yokohama city, Kanagawa. Japan. photos: Hironori Tomino

Hiroyuki Shinozaki & Associates Architects – 篠崎弘之建築設計事務所….

Hiroyuki Shinozaki & Associates Architects – 篠崎弘之建築設計事務所. Yokohama city, Kanagawa. Japan. photos: Hironori Tomino

Miya Akiko Architecture Atelier. roofs and windows near wall…

Miya Akiko Architecture Atelier. roofs and windows near wall behavior|食堂の壁のはなれ、屋根と窓のある家.  Fukaya, Saitama. Japan. photos: Takumi Ota

Miya Akiko Architecture Atelier. roofs and windows near wall…

Miya Akiko Architecture Atelier. roofs and windows near wall behavior|食堂の壁のはなれ、屋根と窓のある家.  Fukaya, Saitama. Japan. photos: Takumi Ota

ALTS Design Office. Otsu House / Comfy House / やわらかな家. Otsu….

ALTS Design Office. Otsu House / Comfy House / やわらかな家. Otsu. Shiga. Japan. Japan. photos: Yuta Yamada

ALTS Design Office. A house under the eaves / 軒下の家. Japan….

ALTS Design Office. A house under the eaves / 軒下の家. Japan. photos: ALTS design office

TOKYO SERIES: JIDOHANBAIKI, METRO, & JUTAKU

TOKYO SERIES: JIDOHANBAIKI, METRO, & JUTAKU: Are you into board games and Japan / Japanese culture ?…

Tokyo’s impermanent skinny house made to age well with…

Tokyo’s impermanent skinny house made to age well with owners by -video: Kirsten Dirksen/ youtube 

Inheritance taxes on land in Japan means plots often get smaller as they are passed on. This “divide and sell” phenomenon in Tokyo translates into some very tiny home sites. When architects Masahiro and Mao Harada were tasked with creating a home on a lot only 2 meters (6.5 feet) wide at its narrowest point, they chose to interpret small as “near” and use the small scale to their advantage…    

—> Mount Fuji Architects : http://fuji-studio.jp