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Japanese Building Developments

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Building Developments in Japan

We’ve selected what we feel are the key examples of Japanese Building 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 with links to hundreds of individual project pages.

Japanese Architecture : news + key projects

Japanese Buildings : A-D

Japanese Architecture Designs : E-G

Japanese Building Developments : H-I (this page)

Japanese Architecture Developments : J-L

Japanese Building Designs : M-N

Japanese Architectural Designs : O-R

Contemporary Japanese Buildings : S-Z

Japanese Building Developments

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

House in Takada, Jyoetsu, Niigata Prefecture, central Japan
Design: Iida archiship studio
Jyoetsu City Building
photo : Ken’ichi Suzuki

House in Takada – 29 May 2012
This bungalow house is located in Jyoetsu city in Niigata prefecture where is about 200km toward to the north from Tokyo. The regional characteristics are the temperature below zero degree and the snow depth exceeds 2m during winter. To come through such a severe climate, the covered allays are set up on the pedestrians and snow melted equipments with usage of well water are installed on the roads.

Major Architecture Developments in Japan, alphabetical:

HA Tower, Tokyo
Design: Frontoffice + François Blanciak Architect
HA Tower
image from architect

HA Tower Tokyo

Hanasaki House, Yokohama City
Design: MoNo
Hanasaki House
photo : Koshimizu Susumu

Hanasaki House

Hoki Museum, Chiba, central Japan
Design: Nikken Sekkei
Hoki Museum Building
image : Harunori Noda

Hoki Museum

Home in Fukaya
Design: K.Associates
House in Fukaya
picture © Hitoyuki Hitai

Fukaya Home

Home in Higashi-Otsu
K.Associates
House in Higashi-Otsu
photo © Hitoyuki Hitai

Higashi-Otsu House

Home in Kurakuen II
K.Associates
Kurakuen II House
picture © Hitoyuki Hitai

Kurakuen II House

Home In Nagata, Kobe-city
Design: Tadashi Suga Architect
House in Nagata
image : Yoshiharu Matsumura

Home In Nagata

Home in Nigata
Design: Daigo Ishii + Future-scape Architects
Nigata House
photo : Isamu Hirukawa

House in Nigata

Home in Nipponbashi
K.Associates
House in Nipponbashi
photograph © Hitoyuki Hitai

Nipponbashi House

Home in Onitori
Design: Kenji Tagashira
House in Onitori
photo : Kei Sugino

Home in Onitori

Home in Uehonmachi, Osaka-city
Junya Toda Architect & Associates
Osaka-city architecture
picture from architects

Osaka-city architecture

HOTO FUDO, Yamanashi
Design: Takeshi Hosaka Architects
HOTO FUDO Japan
photo : Koji Fujii / Nacasa&Partners Inc.

HOTO FUDO

House M, Hokkaido
Design: Jun Igarashi Architects
House M
photograph : Sergio Pirrone

Hokkaido House

House O, Hokkaido
Jun Igarashi Architects
House O Hokkaido
photograph : Iwan Baan

Hokkaido Home

House in Fukawa, southwest Japan
Suppose design office, architects
Fukawa House
photograph : Toshiyuki Yano

House in Fukawa, Hiroshima

House in Hidaka, Saitama city
Suppose design office, architects
House in Hidaka
photograph : Toshiyuki Yano

House in Hidaka

House in Kitakamakura, Kanagawa
Suppose design office, architects
Home in Kitakamakura
picture : Toshiyuki Yano

House in Kitakamakura

House in Moriyama, Nagoya, south Japan
Suppose design office architects
Home in Moriyama
photograph : Toshiyuki Yano

House in Moriyama

House in Otake, southwest Japan
Suppose design office, architects
House in Otake
photograph : Toshiyuki Yano

House in Otake, Hiroshima

House in Saijo, Shikoku, south Japan
Suppose design office, architects
Saijo House
photo : Toshiyuki Yano

House in Saijo

Industrial Designer House, Tokyo
Koji Tsutsui
Industrial Designer House
picture : Masao Nishikawa

Tokyo House

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Japanese Building Developments – No Images

Harajuku Church, Tokyo, Japan
2005
Design: Henri Gueydan

Heaven Chamber, Toyama, Japan

Design: Tom Heneghan – The Architecture Factory

Heaven Pavilion, Tateyama Museum
1995
Design: Enric Miralles

Hermès Midosuji – store, Osaka, Japan
2007
RDAI – Rena Dumas Architecture Intérieure

Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art, Hiroshima
1988-89
Kisho Kurokawa

Horizon house, Atami
2005
Shinichi Ogawa & Architects

Hot Spring House

Design: Terunobu Fujimori

Hotel Il Palazzo, Fukuoka
1987
Design: Aldo Rossi Architect

Hotel Kyocera, Kagoshima
1991-95
Kisho Kurokawa

House, Izu Peninusla
2005
Atelier Bow-Wow, Tokyo

House, Karuizawa, Japan
2007
TNA – Makoto Takei & Chie Nabeshima

House, Karuizawa
2008
Go Hasegawa

House, Matsumoto, Nagano
2007
Hideyuki Nakayama, Kenji Nawa

House Fran Kochi
2004
Studio Architects

House, Osaka
2007
Workshop Hakomori Yantrasast

House, Sapporo, Hokkaido
2008
Shinichiro Akasaka Atelier

House, Setagaya, Tokyo
2005
John Pawson

House, Tateyama, nr Tokyo
2007
Sou Fujimoto Architects

House, Tokyo
2005
Waro Kishi + K.ASSOCIATES, Kyoto

House, Yokohama, Japan
2007
Kamayachi + Harigai – Seiji Kamayachi + Massafumi Harigai

Housing Prototype 1, Osaka
1995
Ushida Findlay Architects

Hu-tong House, Osaka
2002
Waro Kishi

Ichiya-tei : One-Night Teahouse
2003
Terunobu Fujimori + Nobumichi Ohshima

Ishibashi Junior High School, Tochigi
1992-94
Kisho Kurokawa

Issey Miyake shop, Tokyo

David Chipperfield, Architects

Izu house, Nishiizu
2004
Atelier Bow-Wow

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Japanese Architects

Japanese architect : Fumihiko Maki

21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa
Kazuyo Sejima and Ryue Nishizawa / SANAA
Museum of Contemporary Art Kanazawa
photo © 2008 Kazuyo Sejima + Ryue Nishizawa / SANAA

Modern Japanese Building

National Museum of Western Art, Tokyo – 1959 by Le Corbusier

Japan Architecture Tour : UIA 2011

Website: Architectural Walking Tours

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