8 mind-bending Japanese houses


11 August 2016


Japan is well known for its left-of-centre approach to residential architecture. The nation’s infatuation with everything new drives an innovative, and often bizarre, approach to housing design that many Japanese architects are renowned for.  Here are eight of our favourite examples.

1. House in Kohoku by Torafu 


2.House N by Sou Fujimoto

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 3. House NA by Sou Fujimoto 

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4. Japanese Shell House by Kotaro Ide

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5. House C-2 by Yamanashi 

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6. Library House / Shinichi Ogawa & Associates

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7. Boundary House / A House At The Boundary by Atelier Tekuto 

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8. Dancing Living House by Junichi Sampei

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