Tokyo has a major new museum in the form of the Sumida Hokusai Museum, which opened on November 22nd in east Tokyo's Sumida ward. Designed by Pritzker Prize-winner Kazuyo Sejima (SANAA) with bold ...
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Masamichi Katayama's Wonderwall has helped reopen the designer bar The Bank in the city of Kamakura, west of Tokyo. With interior design by Wonderwall, it has been restored to the way it was when it ...
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The previously announced new Yamanote Line stop between Shinagawa and Tamachi stations will be designed by Kengo Kuma, said JR East on September 6th. Set to open provisionally in spring 2020, ...
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Earlier this year we reported on the opening of Archi-Depot, Japan's first architecture models museum. The company behind the museum, Warehouse Terrada, is actually pioneering a whole new art ...
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Relax in the bath while keeping the water warm and the things you need close at hand!
Meguro Gajoen is once again open to the public with a special series of traditionally inspired, light-themed installations. The hotel complex, built originally in the 1930s as a wedding ceremony ...
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As reported last year, Warehouse Terrada will officially open Japan's first architecture model museum in Tokyo on June 18th. Exhibiting architecture is always difficult. Although there are regular ...
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Mori has made its mission to create "cities-within-the-city" complexes, most notable in Roppongi but also in Aoyama with the Omotesando Hills. In mid-2014 Mori Building opened the Toranomon Hills ...
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The controversy over the new National Stadium to be built for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics rolls on and on. After Kengo Kuma's design was chosen in the second contest that became necessary when Zaha ...
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To get and maintain the perfect visage, you don't need the cosmetic surgeon's knife. All you need is this unique mouthpiece.
The winner of the design competition to find a replacement for the much-troubled New National Stadium is Proposal A, designed by Kengo Kuma. The new stadium will be the prime venue for the 2020 ...
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Occupying ground somewhere between design and urban anthropology, Tokyo Totem, A Guide to Tokyo is a newly released guidebook about Japan's capital city and ever-inspiring whirlpool of images and ...
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On November 13th, architect Kengo Kuma and Komatsu Seiren unveiled fa-bo, a three-floor office for the fabrics manufacturer in Nomi City, Ishikawa Prefecture. It is said to be the world's ...
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Buy a piece of Japanese postwar design history and donate to a good cause by purchasing one of the items of furniture and fixtures from the Hotel Okura Tokyo. When the iconic Hotel Okura Tokyo ...
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The umbrella that might just get you arrested!
This article by Grigoris Miliaresis first appeared on Tokyo Cheapo. Photo by no_typographic_man used under CC The original idea was to keep it as cheap as possible (we have a reputation to ...
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It was meant to be the triumph of the 2020 Olympic Games. But now it's going to be naked. The controversial New National Stadium, the centerpiece of the Tokyo Games, will not be ready for the ...
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Narita International Airport's much-anticipated third terminal opened on April 8th. Three years in development, Terminal 3 is exclusively for low-cost carriers and short-haul flights. The ...
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