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Japanese Architecture Developments

Key Contemporary Architectural Projects in Japan, Asia

Architecture Developments in Japan

We’ve selected what we feel are the key examples of Japanese Architecture Developments. We cover completed buildings, new building designs, architectural exhibitions and competitions across Japan. The focus is on contemporary Japanese buildings but information on traditional Japanese buildings is also welcome.

We have 8 pages of Japanese Architecture selections.

Japanese Architecture : news + key projects

Japanese Buildings : A-D

Japanese Architecture Designs : E-G

Japanese Building Developments : H-I

Japanese Architecture Developments : J-L (this page)

Japanese Building Designs : M-N

Japanese Architectural Designs : O-R

Contemporary Japanese Buildings : S-Z

Japanese Architecture Developments

Architecture Developments in Japan – latest additions to this page, arranged chronologically:

Karuizawa Villa, Nagano
Jun Sakaguchi
Karuizawa Villa Japan
photo : bonobo

Karuizawa Villa – 14 Jan 2013
The original idea was to hang the internal space with a structural timber frame like a hammock. Two levels of comfortable space open up to the outside and hovers over the ground maximising the view and emphasising the ‘living in the trees’.

Luminous Building, Tokyo
Design: Jun Sakaguchi Architect
Luminous tower building Tokyo
photograph : Tomohiro Sakashita

Luminous Tokyo – added 11 Jan 2013
Nine storey commercial building – reminsicent of a spine, a vertebral column formed from concrete, each floor as a vertebra.

Major Architecture Projects in Japan, alphabetical:

Kakogawa City Office, Hyogo Prefecture
Akira Sakamoto
Kakogawa City building
photo from architects

Kakogawa City building
Keyhole House, Kyoto, central Japan
EASTERN design office
Keyhole House
photograph : Koichi Torimrua

Kyoto House
Kikuchi pocket park, Kumamoto
Takao Shiotsuka Atelier
Kikuchi pocket park
image from architect

Kikuchi pocket park
Konoha Mall, Hashimoto, southern Japan
The Jerde Partnership, Architects
Konoha Mall
image © The Jerde Partnership

Japanese Retail Building, Hashimoto
Korinkyo House, northern Japan
Nakayama Architects
Korinkyo House
photo by Makoto Nakayama

Korinkyo House
Kuramure Hotel, Otaru
Nakayama Architects
Kuramure Hotel
image from architect

Kuramure Hotel
Kure City Ondo Civic Center, Hiroshima
Kengo Kuma & Associates
Japanese Civic Center
photo from architects

Japanese Civic Center
Kyoto Library Building, central Japan
Iida archiship studio
Kyoto Library Building
image from architects

Kyoto Synthesis Institute
Leaf Chapel, Yamanashi
klein dytham architecture
Leaf Chapel Japan
picture from architect

Leaf Chapel Yamanashi
Light well House, Kyoto
Keiichi Hayashi
Light well House
image : Yoshiyuki Hirai

Light well Home Kyoto
Light stage house, Hiroshima
Bunzo Ogawa
Hiroshima House
photograph : Toshiyuki Yano

Light stage house
Little one-room house with a curve
studio velocity, architects
Little one-room house with a curve
photograph from architect

Little one-room house with a curve
LOVE HOUSE, Yokohama
Takeshi Hosaka Architects
photo : Masao Nishikawa


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Architecture Developments – J-L, alphabetical:

JR Central Towers, Nagoya, Aichi
Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates PC with Sakakura Associates Architects & Engineers
53-storey hotel tower + 51-storey office tower

Japanese Red Cross Society – Headquarters, Tokyo
Kisho Kurokawa

Jin office building, Maebashi
Jun Aoki & Associates

Jinchokan Moriya Historical Museum
Terunobu Fujimori + Yoshio Uchida

Juicy House – housing, Tokyo
Atelier Bow-Wow

KA House, Setagaya, Tokyo
Atelier A5

Kabuki-Cho, Tokyo, Japan
Richard Rogers Partnership

Kaizankyo company villa, Wakayama Prefecture
Ushida Findlay Architects

Kanno Museum of Art, Shiogama, nr Sendai
Atelier Hitoshi Abe

Kansai Airport, Japan
Foster + Partners

Kansai Airport Terminal, Osaka
Renzo Piano Architects

Kasama – House
Toyo Ito & Associates

Kashima-machi City Hall, Kumamoto, Japan
Kisho Kurokawa

Kibi-cho City Hall / Kibi Dome, Wakayama
Kisho Kurokawa

Kindergarten, Tachikawa, Tokyo
Takaharu + Yui Tezuka Architects

Kobe Institute, Rokko Mountains
Troughton McAslan

Kumamoto Artpolis Park Management Office, Kumamoto
Ushida Findlay Architects

Kumamoto Grasslands Agricultural Institute, Kumamoto

Tom Heneghan – The Architecture Factory

Kurayoshi Park Square, Kurayoshi, Tottori
César Pelli

Kyoto Station, Kyoto
Hiroshi Hara

Library, Green Avenue, Tokyo
Toyo Ito & Associates, Architects

Lotus House, Kanagawa, nr Tokyo
Kengo Kuma & Associates

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