Collection by Erika Heet

Smart Modern Homes in Japan


Time and again, so many modern architects tell us that they are heavily influenced by Japanese design. We go straight to the source with 5 of our favorite homes in Japan from the pages of Dwell.

Yurika Ninomiya says good morning to busy central Nagoya from her third-floor bedroom while husband Takuya opens up the…
The entire interior wall opens, extending the house visually and socially into the small garden that lies between the…
Terunobu Fujimori's Charred Cedar House, completed in 2007, is clad in charred cedar boards, which have been treated…
What appears to be a boring box on the outside turns out to offer a surprisingly roomy experience.
The distance between site and structure is more dramatic in the evening when light shines through the sunken glass…
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