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Japanese Buildings : Architecture

Key Property Developments in Japan, Contemporary Asia Built Environment

post updated 27 Feb 2020

Buildings 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.

Japanese Architecture : news + key projects

Japanese Buildings : A-D (this page)

Japanese Architecture Designs : E-G

Japanese Building Developments : H-I

Japanese Architecture Developments : J-L

Japanese Building Designs : M-N

Japanese Architectural Designs : O-R

Contemporary Japanese Buildings : S-Z

New Japanese Building Designs

Major Buildings in Japan, alphabetical:

A house awaiting death
Architects: EASTERN design office
House awaiting death Japanese Building
photograph : Koichi Torimrua

A house awaiting death

Armani/Ginza Tower, Tokyo
Design: Massimiliano Fuksas Architects
Armani/Ginza Tower Japanese Buildings
photograph : Ramon Prat

Armani/Ginza Tower

Auto Repair Shop, Nigata
Daigo Ishii + Future-scape Architects
Auto Repair Shop Nigata Japanese Buildings
photo : Koichi Torimura

Auto Repair Shop Nigata

Barn, Nakanojo-town, central Japan
Ikimono Architects+others
Barn Japan
photo from architects

Japanese Barn Building

Black House, Kobe-city
Tadashi Suga Architect
Black House Japan
photo: Yoshiharu Matsumura

Black House

The black floatings, Chiba, s/east Japan
STUDIO・NOA architect & associates
House in Yotsukaido Japanese Buildings
photograph from architect

House in Yotsukaido

Boukyo house
Nakayama Architects
Boukyo house Japan
image from architect

Boukyo home

Bourou Noguchi, Noboribetsu Onsen
Nakayama Architects
Bourou Noguchi Noboribetsu Japanese Buildings
image from architect

Contemporary Japanese Hotel

Casa Wakasa, Osaka
wHY Architecture
Casa Wakasa Japanese Buildings
picture : Koji Nagasawa

Casa Wakasa

Chichu Art Museum, Naoshima, Kagawa
Architect: Tadao Ando
Chichu Art Museum
photograph : FUJITSUKA Mitsumasa

Chichu Art Museum

Chokkura Plaza, Tochigi
Kengo Kuma & Associates
Chokkura Plaza Japanese Buildings
image : Daici Ano

Ceremony Hall, Oita, Kyūshū, sw Japan
Takao Shiotsuka Atelier
Oita Ceremony Hall Japanese Buildings
image : Toshiyuki Yano / Nacasa & Partners Inc

Ceremony Hall Oita

Column and Slab House, Tokyo
FT Architects
Column and Slab House
photograph : Koichi Torimura

Column and Slab House

Cottage in Tsumari
Daigo Ishii + Future-scape Architects
Tsumari House Japan property
photo : Future-scape Architects

House in Tsumari

Crystal brick house – housing, Tokyo
Atelier Tekuto
Crystal Brick House
photograph : Makoto Yoshida

Japanese housing

Daylight House, southeast Japan
Takeshi Hosaka Architects
Daylight House Japan
photograph : Koji Fujii / Nacasa&Pertners Inc.

Daylight House, Yokohama

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7/2 House

Sou Fujimoto Architects

21_21 Design Sight – Museum, Midtown, Tokyo
2007
Tadao Ando Architect & Associates

Airspace Tokyo, Kitamagome Ota-ku district, Tokyo, Japan
2007
Studio M with Thom Faulders
four storey multi-family dwelling unit with photography studios
open-celled meshwork : dual-layered skins constructed of aluminum & plastic composite material.
Building design: Hajime Masubuchi/Studio M in Japan
Screen design: Thom Faulders, with Proces2 Design in San Francisco

Akino Fuku Art Museum
1997
Terunobu Fujimori + Yoshio Uchida

Aktis Wedding Chapel, Brighton Hotel, Kyoto
2006
Amorphe Takeyama & Associates

Amber Hall, Kuji, Japan
1996-99
Kisho Kurokawa

Awaji Yumebutai, Awaji, Hyogo
2000
Tadao Ando

B House, Tokyo
2005
Atelier A5

Big Window House, Yokohama
2005
Tezuka Architects

Billboard building – housing block, Tokyo
2005
klein dytham architecture

Billiard Hall & House, Nagoya
1998
Ushida Findlay Architects

C1 House, Tokyo
2005
Curiosity / Milligram Studio

Capsule House K, Karuizawa
1974
Kisho Kurokawa

Chiaroscuro House, Tokyo
1993
Ushida Findlay Architects

Chichu Art Museum, Naoshima
2004
Tadao Ando

Children’s Treatment Centre, Hokkaido

Sou Fujimoto Architects

Chokaso, Tokyo, Japan
1985-87
Kisho Kurokawa

Chokkura Plaza, Tochigi
2006
Kengo Kuma & Associates

Crematorium, Kakamigahara, Japan
2007
Toyo Ito

Dior Omotesando – Dior Store, Tokyo
2003
SANAA Architects

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Location: Japan

Japanese Architect

Polish Expo Pavilion 2005, Nagoya / Aichi

Ingarden & Ewy Architekci, Poland
Japanese Expo building
photo from architect

Japanese Expo building

Architect in Japan : Tom Heneghan

Project only

Hiroshima air terminal – Architecture Competition
Date built: 1990
Design: Paul Andreu Architects

Kisho Kurokawa

Tokyo Building Designs

Japan Architecture : UIA 2011 Tour

Japanese Architects : Fumihiko Maki

Buildings / photos for the Japanese Architecture page welcome

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