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.

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.

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.

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.

Cave House in Tokyo

Cave House in Tokyo

Design: APOLLO Architects & Associates

A house for a single person, in a quiet residential area in Kagurazaka. The exterior walls use dark brown Galvalume steel in a length-wise, lateral direction, in order to blend into the local context.

HAT House

HAT House in Tokyo

Design: Apollo architects & associates

The client is a couple in their 50s and both work full-time. Their plan was to rebuild their parents’ house in the urban area in order to live with their mother.

New National Stadium Tokyo Design B

New National Stadium Tokyo Designs

Architect Kengo Kuma denies plagiarising Zaha Hadid and defends his design. 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games organisers are “refusing” to pay the British architect for her designs unless she gives up the copyright and signs a ‘gagging order’.