Giant Bubble Installation

Giant Bubble Installation in Tokyo

Mori Art Museum Design recently selected installation design studio ENESS to send their giant Bubble sculpture from Melbourne to Tokyo, Japan. The audience was encouraged to “please touch” the pulsating six meter-wide sculpture, which responded to human touch and closeness with light and sound.

Slide House

Slide House in Koto Ward

Designed by APOLLO Architects, this house, in a residential district in eastern Tokyo, is home to a couple and their young children. The dark grey galvalume cladding blends gently into the surrounding environment, almost as if it has been there for many years.

Yoyogi National Gymnasium

Yoyogi National Gymnasium, Tokyo

Yoyogi National Gymnasium’s state-of-the-art technology and exacting engineering, along with its elongated sweeping roofline, introduced a new modernism to Japan while still evoking the grace and timelessness of traditional Japanese architecture.

Perrotin Art Gallery

Perrotin Art Gallery in Tokyo

Architect: Andre Fu

Following openings in Paris, Hong Kong, New York and Seoul, contemporary art gallery Perrotin, opened its newest gallery in Tokyo on June 7th with an exhibition bringing together a collection of recent paintings by Pierre Soulages.

New National Stadium Tokyo Design B

New National Stadium Tokyo Timber

So much for the sustainable building claims: urgent investigation required as use of plywood likely linked to tropical forest destruction and human rights abuses found at construction site of new Tokyo Olympic Stadium by Design: Kengo Kuma & Associates.

Tokyo House

Tokyo Houses – Japan Homes, Property

Tokyo houses – new home designs. e-architect try to feature the latest and best Japanese Residences. We aim to include the most interesting properties in the Japanese capital. We cover completed Tokyo homes and new building designs.

Vertical Cemetery

Vertical Cemetery in Tokyo

Architects: Hindley & Co

During the day, the onlooker’s first glimpse of the vertical cemetery is of a low lying, glowing object which appears to hover just above the surface of the city streets, something like an iceberg of which only the tip is visible.

Terrazza Shirokane Restaurant Tokyo

Terrazza Shirokane Restaurant in Tokyo

Design: Hiramoto Design Studio, Architects

Located on the second floor of glass curtain wall building, facing main street of a fashionable neighborhood. As they have a great view from this tenant’s window, “building a connection with the neighborhood” spontaneously becomes the architects’ design challenge.