Tag Archives: Japanese Architecture

Kondo Japanese Platform Bed – Contemporary Bed Design

Kondo Japanese Contemporary Bed Design

The beauty of Asian-inspired design and the simplicity of modern furnishings have blended in the Kondo collection Japanese platform bed. This contemporary platform bed featured the elements of traditional Japanese architecture on its sides, bringing a unique and exotic in appearance. To ensure the durability and strength of this contemporary bed that is hand made of solid environmentally friendly plantation teak wood, the bed is manufactured with mortise-and-tenon. For using without a box spring, the bed set includes solid teak multiple slat system. Continue reading

Ofuro Bathroom Design – A Japanese Bathroom Inspiration

Japanese Bathroom Design Inspiration

This bathroom design provides the pleasure of a traditional Japanese bath. The handcrafted Hinoki Ofuro bath by SeaOtter WoodWorks offers warmth and relaxation, whilst the large windows on two sides offer a beautiful view of a snowy forest. The scene is brighter with a mirror on the third wall. The rectangular bath is placed on a platform, an object of beauty in Hinoki wood (with a natural citrus aroma), teak or cedar. Enjoy the natural bathing with this bathroom design.

C-1 House – A Minimalist House in Tokyo, Japan

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This house project is out of the ordinary housing even in the architectural design process. Located in Tokyo, Japan, this house is a glass box surrounded by a walkway-gallery that connects different floor in the structure seamlessly. The architects of C-1 house are Gwenael Nicolas from Curiosity collaborated with Tomoyuki Ustumi from Milligram Studio. Continue reading

Tsumari Cottage – Public Cottage in Nigata, Japan

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This work from Daigo Ishii and Future-scape Architects is a public cottage in the heaviest snowfall region in Japan. The cottage is devised into two volumes. The outer form is called big box, finished in black. While the second space is for living, placed in a row called Tube and finished in white. The two spaces make a contras viewpoint which looks at surrounding nature. Considering the heavy snow, the exterior wall finished with local techniques. Continue reading

Shigemi House – Unusual Shape of Japanese House Design

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This is a Japanese modern house whit the facades which are in wooden boards. In order to protect the house facades from the rain, the Shigemi House is built in unusual shape. The owner of the house has a timber company and wants to fill the home with the company’s product indoor and outdoor. This unique house located in Oita, Japan. Takao Shiotsuka Atelier has designed this house with brilliant idea so the house doesn’t need wide eaves as a necessity for protecting the fine wood of the facades. Continue reading