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WALL CLOUD in Tokyo, Japan by Ryuichi Sasaki / SASAKI ARCHITECTURE

Friday, April 24th, 2015

Article source: Ryuichi Sasaki / SASAKI ARCHITECTURE

In recent years, various renovation projects have been attempted for a warehouse building, at which a legendary disco, “Juliana’s Tokyo”, once existed as a symbol of the Tokyo waterfront in the early 1990s. However, the attic part of the former discotheque on the second floor remained untouched for a long time, since it had a low ceiling height of 2.1m with only 1.7m under the beams, causing an oppressive feeling in the space.

Image Courtesy © Takumi Ota

Image Courtesy © Takumi Ota

  • Architects: Ryuichi Sasaki / SASAKI ARCHITECTURE
  • Project: WALL CLOUD
  • Location: Tokyo, Japan
  • Photography: Takumi Ota
  • Light Design: Kazuhiro Nagashima /CHIPS LLC + NatsunaKameoka /Lighting Sou
  • Producer: Re-Sohko + E-Sohko Group
  • Contractor: Urban Plan

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Aoyama 346 in Tokyo, Japan by SASAKI ARCHITECTURE

Thursday, April 23rd, 2015

Article source: SASAKI ARCHITECTURE

A three-story office and retail complex in the Minami Aoyama area of Tokyo, Aoyama 346 is an interplay of multiple green triangles, which articulate the liminal spaces that intermediate between the interior and the exterior of the building. The design is also a response to the client’s request to create “an urban oasis” in the very heart of the city.

Image Courtesy © Ryuichi Sasaki

Image Courtesy © Ryuichi Sasaki

  • Architects: SASAKI ARCHITECTURE
  • Project: Aoyama 346
  • Location: 3-4-6 Minamiaoyama, Minato-ku, Tokyo, 107-0062 , JAPAN
  • Photography: Koichi Torimura, Ryuichi Sasaki
  • Client: KIKUMOTO
  • Site Area: 751.51m2
  • Building Area: 425.36m2
  • Total Floor Area: 1136.75m2
  • Date of Completion: February, 2014

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Blue Bottle Coffee Kiyosumi-Shirakawa Roastery & Cafe in Tokyo, Japan by Jo Nagasaka / Schemata Architects

Thursday, April 23rd, 2015

Article source: Jo Nagasaka / Schemata Architects

Blue Bottle Coffee (from Oakland, California) opened their first roastery/café in Japan, to operate as the production base of Blue Bottle Coffee Japan. Schemata Architects was commissioned to renovate the former storage building at Kiyosumi Shirakawa in Tokyo to accommodate roastery, café, office, barista training room and pastry factory. Blue Bottle Coffee is a leader of the third-wave coffee companies; they strive to achieve the best flavor and aroma, while promoting fair-trade and improving the labor environment of coffee farms, to construct a balanced production circle and to develop a positive relationship in which baristas and consumers raise awareness and grow up together.

Image Courtesy © Takumi Ota

Image Courtesy © Takumi Ota

  • Architects: Jo Nagasaka / Schemata Architects
  • Project: Blue Bottle Coffee Kiyosumi-Shirakawa Roastery & Cafe
  • Location: 1-4-8 Hirano Koto-ku, Tokyo, Japan
  • Photography: Takumi Ota
  • Project team:Ryosuke Yamamoto
  • Construction:TANK
  • Collaboration:SOUP DESIGN(sign), SOLSO(plant), fresco(pendant), STANDARD TRADE(stool), O.F.C(condiment), maruzen(kitchen), DCS(roaster), levi(environmental plan), WHITELIGHT.Ltd(sound plan), Endo Lighting(lighting plan)
  • Floor area: 1F_271.72m², 2F_271.72m²
  • Structure: steel
  • Completion: 10/2014
  • Open:02/2015

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LHM kindergarten in Tokyo, Japan by Moriyuki Ochiai Architects Inc.

Friday, April 17th, 2015

Article source: Moriyuki Ochiai Architects Inc.

We designed a playful and exciting environment suitable for implementing this kindergarten’s educational policy, which focuses on bringing up children that can think, learn and act independently. In doing so, we created a space in which seasonal changes can be experienced to the fullest by taking advantage of the glass windows facing a garden outside of the building to usher the great outdoors into the kindergarten.

Lake Room_full view, Image Courtesy © atsushi ishida

Lake Room_full view, Image Courtesy © atsushi ishida

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MUSUBI in Tokyo, Japan by TORAFU ARCHITECTS

Friday, April 10th, 2015

Article source: TORAFU ARCHITECTS 

Yamada Sen-I Co., Ltd. is a furoshiki (wrapping cloth) manufacturer based in Kyoto and we performed the renovations for their directly-managed official shop; “Musubi.” Since the store is located in a quiet area of Harajuku, Tokyo, deliverable included a space to showcase the furoshiki designs on sale by increasing available store space and improving the visibility of the store’s interior.

Image Courtesy © Fuminari Yoshitsugu

Image Courtesy © Fuminari Yoshitsugu

  • Architects: TORAFU ARCHITECTS 
  • Project: MUSUBI
  • Location: Tokyo, Japan
  • Photography: Fuminari Yoshitsugu
  • Credit: Graphics: TAKAIYAMA
  • Total floor area: 87.91m2
  • Design period: 2014.06-2015.02
  • Construction period: 2015.02-2015.03

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Aesop Midtown in Tokyo, Japan by TORAFU ARCHITECTS

Friday, April 10th, 2015

Article source: TORAFU ARCHITECTS 

We performed the interior design for a store by Aesop, an Australian skin care brand, located in Tokyo Midtown. The site itself, posed some restrictions due to its size – a narrow 3.8m entrance width, 5.8m depth and 3.2m ceiling height.

Image Courtesy © Takumi Ota

Image Courtesy © Takumi Ota

  • Architects: TORAFU ARCHITECTS 
  • Project: Aesop Midtown
  • Location: Tokyo, Japan
  • Photography: Takumi Ota
  • Total floor area: 24.07m2
  • Design period: 2014.12-2015.03
  • Construction period: 2015.02-03

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Tokyo Loft in Japan by G architects studio

Thursday, March 5th, 2015

Article source: G architects studio

Concept:

This unique apartment is located in the very heart of Tokyo, inside a low-rise apartment complex, one block from a major highway.

Image Courtesy © G architects studio

Image Courtesy © G architects studio

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A’ House in Tokyo, Japan by Wiel Arets, Satoru Umehara, Alex Kunnen

Thursday, February 12th, 2015

Article source: Wiel Arets, Satoru Umehara, Alex Kunnen

This compact private residence is nestled within the dense expanse of Tokyo, in Nishi-Azabu—a neighborhood characterized by narrow streets and traditional low-rise houses—which borders a park heavily visited during the spring, when the city’s cherry trees begin to bloom. Its 136-square-meter area consists of five horizontally divided spaces, each connected by a minuscule sculptural spiraling staircase that, given the footprint of the house, allows for loft-like spaces within its intimate confines. Oversized windows punctuate the house, each with two layers of glazing; one is transparent and one is of the same relief glass that wraps the façade. These oversized windows, with their dual layers of glazing, can be countlessly reconfigured, to regulate the interior flow of daylight.

Image Courtesy © Jan Bitter

Image Courtesy © Jan Bitter

  • Architects: Wiel Arets, Satoru Umehara, Alex Kunnen
  • Project: A’ House
  • Location: Tokyo, Japan
  • Photography: Jan Bitter
  • Size: 136 m2
  • Date of design: 2007-2009
  • Date of completion: Autumn 2014
  • Collaborators: Jörg Lüthke, Jean-Jacques Jungers, Sadamu Shirafuji, Ilze Paklone
  • Client: Arets-Sijstermans
  • Consultants: Tai Mikio Architect & Associates, LOW FAT Structure INC, EOS plus Co. LTD, Comodo Co. LTD, Oskomera Group BV, Saint Gobain Glass, Eiger Co. LTD

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Old wooden apartment turned into the dental clinic in Katushika, Tokyo by tai_tai STUDIO

Tuesday, January 27th, 2015

Article source: tai_tai STUDIO

The building is located in the downtown of Tokyo.
Doctor had owned a old very typical two-story wooden apartment for students.
He remodeled this timeworn buildings into his dental clinic.
He want to structural reinforcement of the old wooden building
He want to ensure a smooth flow line for patients because the second floor is his care units.
We must designed a flow line of dental clinic without changing the wood frame for this old apartment.
We remove a part of the second floor and set a large window to for the light from the front.

Image Courtesy © tai_tai STUDIO

Image Courtesy © tai_tai STUDIO

  • Architects: tai_tai STUDIO
  • Project: Old wooden apartment turned into the dental clinic
  • Location: Katushika, Tokyo
  • Team: tai_tai STUDIO/Hidekazu Wakabayashi, Akiko Wakabayashi
  • Function: Dental clinic
  • Structure: wood
  • Year: 2006

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TY in Tokyo, Japan by Yo Yamagata Architects

Tuesday, January 13th, 2015

Article source: Yo Yamagata Architects

The site is located in residental area of south part of Tokyo. We designed this house into simple three steps of planning process. 1. Dig the trench in the ground, and bury bedrooms. 2. Float a maximum volume according to the scenic zone regulation on the trench. 3. Cut off the corner of the volume to be open to the sly. Cut off volume supply sunlight to living space and permeate through the plastic grating to the lower floor.

Image Courtesy © Yo Yamagata Architects

Image Courtesy © Yo Yamagata Architects

  • Architects: Yo Yamagata Architects
  • Project: TY
  • Location: Tokyo, Japan
  • Software used: AutoCad, VectorWorks and SketchUp

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