Japanese Soaking Tubs
For centuries, Japanese enjoyed the country’s thousands of outdoor hot springs, so it’s no surprise deep soaking became popular...
10 Ultra-Modern Homes in Japan
Japanese culture is said to share a close and harmonious relationship with nature.
Compact Wooden Home in Japan
A distinctive wooden pattern lines the walls, floors, and ceilings of this compact home in Japan.
Video: Prefab Japanese Joinery
In our September 2011 Japan Style issue (now on newsstands!) we showcase a plethora of Japanese-influenced houses as well as...
A Guide to Japanese Iced Coffee
Is Japanese-style iced coffee better than other...
Japan Relief: Designs to Inspire
One of the most devastating crises to hit Japan in over 60 years, the March earthquake and tsunami left the country shocked,...
Open-Plan Concrete Home in Japan
In Tokyo, Japan, where the houses are crammed cheek by jowl, two old friends from architecture school have created a...
Lomography Loves Japan
Amid the flurry of creative efforts towards Japan fund-raising comes this latest offering: Lomography Loves Japan, a fleet of...
8 Distinct Ways of Living in Japan
Size doesn't matter when these homes push the conventions of building and living in Japan.
Q&A with Japanese Architect Shigeru Ban
The Japanese architect—and winner of the 2014 Pritzker Prize—is working with Muji on a new endeavor: using furniture as a module...
Minimal Home on a Narrow Plot in Japan
A Japanese architect creates multi-use miracles with a home just wider than a big rig.
Small Box Home with Black Metal Facade in Japan
Drawing on an inherited plot of land, his father’s steel company, and his brother-in-law’s architectural know-how, Motoshi...
Reconstruction of A Townhouse by idA
Reconstruction of A Townhouse by...
A Green House in Japan Sets the Stage for Family Time
This single-family home in Himeji, Japan was built with three daughters, two dogs, and lush, green exteriors in mind.
Take a Tour of Kengo Kuma’s Expansion of the Portland Japanese Garden
It’s not surprising that Japanese architect Kengo Kuma's first public commission in the U.S.
The Community-Run Cedar House by Airbnb and Go Hasegawa Welcomes Guests in Rural Japan
Now available to book through Airbnb, Yoshino Cedar House serves as a shared space for the rural community of Yoshino, Japan, and...
Saved From Demolition, a Japanese Sake Warehouse Sees a Second Life
In a provincial town of Japan's Yamanashi prefecture, locals band together to reboot a derelict inner-city site.
Japanese Home Among the Trees Uses Bookshelves and Glass for Walls
An established Japanese architecture firm with a yen for porous, indoor-outdoor living spaces crafts a hilltop perch for a young...
How to Age Gracefully in Japan
An architect designs a retreat of pointed huts to serve an elderly community.
This Minimal Japanese Getaway Was Built for Surfing
Splashes of chartreuse enliven N-Holiday House, a seaside getaway by Sohei Nakanishi Design.