Japanese Homes

Modern homes of Japan. From the cities of Tokyo and Kyoto to the rural countryside, you'll find great examples of Japanese modernism, architecture and design. In many cities, space is limited. These Japanese homes feature innovative storage options, tiny gardens and modern design. You'll find shoji screen and Japanese soaking tubs, hot tubs here too.

House in Mikage by SIDES CORE
House in Mikage by SIDES CORE
House in Mikage is a minimal home located in Hyogo, Japan, designed by SIDES CORE.
- 4 years ago
Residence in Sotohisumi by Nakasai Architects
Residence in Sotohisumi is a minimal home located in Ishikawa, Japan, designed by Nakasai Architects.
House in Tokushima by Fujiwara-Muro Architects
House in Tokushima is a minimal residence located in Tokushima, Japan, designed by Fujiwara-Muro Architects.
House K by YDS Architects
House K by YDS Architects
House K is a minimal residence located in Kyushu, Japan, designed by YDS Architects.
- 3 years ago
Mikageyamate-M by MuFF
Mikageyamate-M is a minimal renovation located in Kobe, Japan, designed by MuFF.
House in Higashiazabu by PANDA
House in Higashiazabu is a minimal dwelling located in Tokyo, Japan, designed by PANDA.
Hayfe by CUBO design architect
Hayfe is a minimal house located in Kanagawa, Japan, designed by CUBO design architect.
Panorama House by CAPD
Panorama House is a minimal residence located in Aichi, Japan, designed by CAPD.
This Japanese-Style Box Home Boasts a Two-Story Bookcase
A couple creates a striking modern home designed around an ancient Japanese principle.
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 family and the surrounding wildlife.
A Green House in Japan Sets the Stage for Family Time
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.
- 5 years ago
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.
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 Space Live/Work Box Home in Japan
This flower shop, art gallery, and home for two looks like the simplest of cubes.
8 Distinct Ways of Living in Japan
Size doesn't matter when these homes push the conventions of building and living in Japan.
How to Age Gracefully in Japan
An architect designs a retreat of pointed huts to serve an elderly community.
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 Yatabe’s new house is all in the family.
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 793-square-foot home out of canted concrete boxes.
Japanese Soaking Tubs
For centuries, Japanese enjoyed the country’s thousands of outdoor hot springs, so it’s no surprise deep soaking became popular indoors, too.
This Minimal Japanese Getaway Was Built for Surfing
Splashes of chartreuse enliven N-Holiday House, a seaside getaway by Sohei Nakanishi Design.
House in Yasunami by TENK
House in Yasunami is a minimal home located in Kochi, Japan, designed by TENK.
House in Iwakura by Airhouse
House in Iwakura is a minimal home located in Aichi, Japan, designed by Airhouse.
House in Ohguchi by Airhouse
House in Ohguchi is a minimal residence located in Aichi, Japan, designed by Airhouse.