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Japanese design

Gorgeous Balinese inspired pavilion house in Malibu, California

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Hayne Architects is responsible for the design of this gorgeous Balinese inspired pavilion house located in Malibu, a city west of Los Angeles, California. This opulent dream home is owned by real estate agent Chris Cortazzo, known for closing deals with some of the biggest names in entertainment and business. English interior designer Martyn Lawrence […]

Cylindrical house reminiscent of a yurt in Japan

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Reminiscent of a yurt, a white cylindrical house in Chiharada, Japan leans towards the traditional Japanese vernacular (light minimalist spaces) but replaces the more customary straight lines with curves. Japan-based architects Studio Velocity were instructed to design a house for a couple and their two children on a unique site in Japan – next to […]

Crescent House with fabulous views of Mt. Fuji

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Crescent House is a vacation home located on the slope of south Hakone Villa residence area in Atami, Japan. Designed by world renowned Japanese architect Shigeru Ban, the home offers uninterrupted scenic views of Mt.Fuji. Standing in the site, in order not to allow people to look at east, west and south sides, the idea […]

Pristine retreat on the Ooigawa River

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HOSHINOYA Kyoto brings its mingling of modernity and antiquity to Arashiyama, Kyoto’s most pristine retreat. Here, the authentic Ryokan experience is complemented with a discerning eye for design, structure, and most of all, comfort. Here in Kyoto Japan, if culture doesn’t actually grow on trees, it certainly is made of them. Dark, rich wood is […]

Japanese home features indoor garden room

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Japanese architects Suppose Design Office have designed a unique home in Nagoya, Japan with a garden room in the middle of the house. The home has been sited on a narrow plot surrounded by neighboring houses. Fulfilling the client’s wishes for a vibrant garden, the architects incorporated one into the design scheme by adding a […]