A new exhibition at the Barbican Gallery highlights Japanese architects’ thrilling, seemingly impractical, sometimes topsy-turvy experiments with the house.
SANAA's award-winning building has itself become an integral participant in a project led by Grace Farm’s artist-in-residence, choreographer Andrea Miller.
The final group from this year’s cycle is diverse in typology and scale—but they all shared one recurrent theme: a very specific sense of place.
The founding partners of LTL Architects explain the utility of section drawings and their influence on 21st-century architecture.
Mentored by Kazuyo Sejima, Yang Zhao creates a Japanese community center.
Architects in Japan get away with a lot. Here's why home owners don't mind living in houses without windows.
In this month's issue, we profiled Muji creative director Kenya Hara's design venture, Architecture for Dogs. Hara paired big-name architects and designers like Kazuyo Sejima (of SANAA fame), Konstantic Grcic, and Toyo Ito with a dog breed, and challenged…
Twelve architects use their professional skills to relate better to their four-legged friends.
Architecture-school crits are a famously bruising rite of passage for aspiring design professionals—unless, apparently, your professor is from the renowned Japanese firm SANAA. In the introduction to The SANAA Studios 2006–2008 (Lars Müller Publishers), the Dutch architect Florian Idenburg recalls…
Kazuyo Sejima’s latest project, an apartment building in Yokohama, Japan, is an intricate composition of curves and voids that delicately balances privacy and community.