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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...
The Future of Homebuilding: Home-in-a-box
In this episode of Predicting Our Future, I’ll take you along as I explore the future of homebuilding, speaking with founders of...
Compact Wooden Home in Japan
A distinctive wooden pattern lines the walls, floors, and ceilings of this compact home in Japan.
Small Space Live/Work Box Home in Japan
This flower shop, art gallery, and home for two looks like the simplest of cubes.
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...
A Brazilian Home With a Touch of Japanese Zen
Designed with two parallel wings separated by a shallow pool, this striking São Paulo residence is lined with rows of timber...
10 Ultra-Modern Homes in Japan
Japanese culture is said to share a close and harmonious relationship with nature.
Minimal Home on a Narrow Plot in Japan
A Japanese architect creates multi-use miracles with a home just wider than a big rig.
A Glowing Eichler Home in San Francisco Asks $2.15M
Built in 1962, this superb Eichler one-story in San Francisco's Diamond Heights neighborhood prioritizes indoor/outdoor living.
This Tranquil, Japanese-Inspired Midcentury Home Asks $1.2M
The lovingly cared-for property, located outside of Salt Lake City, is now available for the first time since its completion in...
This Minimalist Japanese Home Pivots Around an Indoor Garden
An indoor/outdoor courtyard allows tree branches to graze the ceiling of this narrow Osaka residence.
10 Zen Homes That Champion Japanese Design
From mono no aware, the awareness of the transience of things, to wabi-sabi, the appreciation of imperfection, Japanese design...
Explore the Japanese-Style Home of Two L.A. Tastemakers
The owners of a beloved housewares boutique upsize and remodel their home in Venice.
This Japanese Home Has a Sunken Interior That Blends Into the Earth
The Pit House in Japan has smooth, rounded walls and a subterranean kitchen and living area.
This Whimsical Home in Japan Encourages Play and Exploration
Exposed wooden trusses and polycarbonate walls are just some of the features of this playful, Kobe residence.
This Japanese Home With Earthen Walls Was Inspired by Sandcastles
Instead of dumping excavated soil, ADX used it to build a new home for a client recovering from the 2011 earthquake.
A Perforated Brick Facade Shields a Glowing London Infill Home
Built on the site of a former garage in Islington, an artist and designer's new home cleverly captures light and greenery.
This Japanese-Style Box Home Boasts a Two-Story Bookcase
A couple creates a striking modern home designed around an ancient Japanese principle.
Here’s What We Can Learn From Japanese Prefab Homes
Thanks to cutting-edge design, mass production, and customization, prefabricated housing is common practice in Japan.
Japanese Influences Grace This Bay Area Home Offered at $1.6M
The serene, two-bedroom residence outside San Francisco offers the chance to go off-grid in spectacular settings.