architecture

Now that is an erection of a building.

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Nintendo’s Kyoto headquarters is back to normal after replacing N that blew away in typhoon

Nintendo just isn’t the Big N without its actual big N.

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We visit Tokyo Station…outside of Tokyo

Travel off the beaten track to the capital’s little-known lookalike station.

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Okinawa’s captivating city halls will make you wonder what floor the final boss is lurking at

This Twitter thread makes a great showcase of government halls you could grind EXP inside, instead of just grinding your teeth.

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Travel back in time to this timeless Japanese hot spring inn from the Taisho period【Photos】

You can practically taste the nostalgia permeating this Taisho-era ryokan in Kagoshima Prefecture.

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Japanese architecture firm unveils plans for world’s tallest wooden skyscraper in Japan

The new building is a feat of environmentally conscious engineering that will stand taller than Tokyo Tower.

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129-year-old photo of Nintendo headquarters shows company hasn’t always been run from a gray box

The oldest known photograph of the video game company’s offices is pure Kyoto.

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Amazing-looking library in Tianjin has us wanting to visit even if we can’t read anything【Video】

New home for books looks like something out of an awesome science fiction movie.

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No, it’s not CG. This crazy, fantasy anime-style tower really does exist in Japan

It’s called the PL Tower, but that doesn’t stand for “pretty ludicrous.”

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Tokyo’s famous giant Golden Poo disappears from view, but is it gone for good?

Some would be glad to see the Asakusa landmark go, but others dread the idea of a unique aspect of local architecture being wiped away.

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Mujirushi’s Japanese micro-houses are finally on sale to the general public!

Previously only available to other businesses, the tiny homes can now be purchased by anyone.

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Prefectural capital building in Japan has a moat, ready for mobs of invaders or zombies

Awesomely-defensible Fukui Prefectural headquarters is built on castle grounds.

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Take one last look at the classic architecture of Nara Juvenile Prison【Photos】

This stunning work of century-old architecture has given its last tour allowing people access to never-before-seen parts of the facility.

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Crazy Tokyo university stairway looks like a real-world graphics glitch

The University of Tokyo is a difficult school to get into, and also around, it seems.

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Bright, fresh, breezy, and nowhere safe to pick your nose or scratch your arse?

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Tiny house by Muji finally goes on sale in Japan

The long-awaited release of the Muji Hut has finally arrived, and the first lots for sale come complete with a garden.

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Tiny house in Japanese woods is the getaway we’d love to escape to【Video】

getaway home becomes a family home, with a young father who says his ties to family are stronger thanks to downsized living.

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We visit the breathtaking “House of Light” in the Japanese countryside

With an “Outside-in” room and a bath lit by fibre optics, this is one of Japan’s most unique places to stay.

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Tomaya: The old Japanese inn that only accepts reservations by post

The mysterious guesthouse is so unique it has a slew of repeat guests who have fallen in love with its rustic charms.

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Japanese company iJet 3-D prints Tokyo in 100 little pieces for Kickstarter campaign

Ever wanted to own a piece of Tokyo real estate? Now a tiny piece of the megalopolis can be yours, thanks to this Japanese company.

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