architecture

Blackboards in the west, hallways in the north: Japanese school layouts spark discussion online

Are all Japanese schools designed the same way???

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Restoring Nakagin Capsule Tower’s rare “pink capsule”, formerly used in the sex industry

One final hurrah for the soon-to-be-demolished iconic building. 

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Baffling building in Japan looks like a graphics glitch in real life

Seeing broken graphics in the real world almost breaks the brain. Read More

Beautiful Starbucks in Kyoto blends into its traditional landscape in more ways than one

Beverages taste better here, when you can drink in Japanese scenery like this.

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This Tokyo apartment building uses feng shui in its design to make for very lucky living spaces

With bright color schemes and unusual room designs, this complex would be a unique place to live!

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The anime cosplay DJ in Tokyo’s crazy Nakagin Capsule Tower apartment【Photos】

Koe finds the perfect space in which to find her creative voice.

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Neighbors Kamikitazawa introduces us to the cool side of shared Tokyo apartment rentals

Where neighbours become good friends…

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Reversible Destiny Lofts needs your help to protect its destiny during coronavirus pandemic

Architectural landmark in Tokyo faces a shaky future.

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Nakagin Capsule Tower’s rare “pink capsules”, formerly used in the sex industry

The people of Nakagin Capsule Tower are a wealth of knowledge when it comes to the history of the soon-to-be-demolished iconic building. 

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Is this the tiniest teleworking space in Japan?

Small building comes with a big price tag. 

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Shibuya Loft’s new Mini Log House: The perfect hideaway for a stylish staycay

Tiny cabin makes big dreams come true.

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China’s “Little Kyoto” shut down by government after complaints of Japanese culture “invasion”

The future of the newly opened Japan-themed complex now remains unclear. 

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Japanese company makes durable cardboard camping domes that are completely recyclable【Pics】

It’s like an adult version of a cardboard fort.

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We take a trip around the archetypal rich kid house from anime, music videos and movies

It’s time to congregate around the entrance gate and gasp in awe at how big and cool this house is.

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Save the Nakagin Capsule Tower Project is now aiming to preserve as many capsules as possible

And they need your help!

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Japanese restaurant in former yukaku red light district struggles to preserve its history

Historic building used to be a brothel, now its ornate interiors are in danger of fading away.

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Nakagin Capsule Tower in Tokyo is scheduled to be demolished, needs your help

Architectural landmark will soon be gone forever, but there’s still a chance of preserving its history for the future.

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The pros and cons of living in Nakagin Capsule Tower, an architectural marvel in Tokyo

We move into a capsule apartment in the iconic landmark, and find out it’s not all it’s cracked up to be.

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Winner of NASA’s Mars residence design contest releases Japan’s first 3D-printed house prototypes

The announcement suggests you can print your own futuristic home sphere for the price of a car!

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Tour a stylish, minimalistic Muji House in new downtown Tokyo showroom

There’s no stopping the Muji hype train at this point.

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