Metropolis interviews the renowned Japanese architect, whose retrospective exhibition Futures of the Future is currently on view at Japan House Los Angeles.
“By looking at food, we can uncover the inner workings of the city which are otherwise difficult to see,” says Takuya Miyake of the Kyoto Institute of Technology.
The Moxy brand, owned by Marriot, seeks to appeal to the “next-gen” traveler, doing away with traditional amenities in favor of a budget-friendly, design-focused experience.
Garden designer Sophie Walker delves into the multifaceted nature of Japanese Gardens in her new book from Phaidon.
Seijun Nishihata helms the Sora Botanical Garden project, a company that offers horticultural consultation to architects, designers, governments, and private companies.
"The Japanese Photobook" obsessively documents the mediatic techniques that captured life in the island nation over the last 100 years.
The firm won the $100,000 award for its Fuji Kindergarten, which is specially designed for autistic children, in Tokyo, Japan.
A new exhibition at the Barbican Gallery highlights Japanese architects’ thrilling, seemingly impractical, sometimes topsy-turvy experiments with the house.
For this unique home, Atelier Tekuto teamed up with experts to develop an environmentally-friendly concrete made—not from sand—but volcanic ash.
The celebrated Japanese designer muses on the similarities between design and soup making, the enduring relevance of "Super Normal", and the power of observation.
Handcrafted textiles and technically innovative fabrics often seem worlds apart. This Japanese powerhouse has been opening up exciting possibilities for textile design by combining the two.
A small revival of the designer's celebrated works is underway this month at the Wright Auction House in Manhattan.
The fashion designer Tomas Maier has launched a campaign to save the best of the Japanese capital's twentieth-century architecture.
For a stunning cultural center in Japan, Chiaki Arai achieves the sublime material clarity of his legendary mentor, Louis Kahn.
Mentored by Kazuyo Sejima, Yang Zhao creates a Japanese community center.
A look at the architectural trend of windowless homes.
Architects in Japan get away with a lot. Here's why home owners don't mind living in houses without windows.