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.
This house, designed by Atelier TEKUTO, is situated in the center of Tokyo, on a site area of mere 66 sqm. The clients are a married couple both working in the field of chemistry, sharing a passion for architecture and art.
Designed by Takeshi Hosaka architects the ‘Outside In’ house is for a couple in their 30’s and their three daughters living in Yamanashi Prefecture. The architecture provides a series of narrow but delightful in/out spaces.
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’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.
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.
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.
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Design: Mizuishi Architect Atelier
Riverside House is a very small house for a young family built on the triangle site where the river and the road cross and makes an acute angle.
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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.
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Site-specific light installation by architectural office, spatial practice: the permanent fiber optic lighting installation flanks both sides of Kasuga Bridge creating the perception of indigo ink spilling into Shinmachi River.
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.