Winter is coming and it's time to get cosy inside the kotatsu, the traditional Japanese low table with a large blanket and heater underneath. The kotatsu can be a homemade contraption with a regular ...
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Muji have created their first new model home in five years with the Tate no Ie, the "vertical house". It joins the Mado no Ie (Window House) and the Ki no Ie (Tree House). Not strictly prefab, ...
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Mon Place is a share house in Osaka's port district. Shared living facilities have been increasing recently in Tokyo. But this is a new take. It's shared living for single moms. Traditionally ...
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You may have heard about Japan's "gaijin houses," or communal residences for foreigners. It used to be that the only people who lived in such houses were foreigners and people who wanted to live with ...
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Japan's most famous cat... on your dog!