Japan Studio

Japan Studio Spring 2013, Ken Tadashi Oshima, Associate Professor | Arch 506/402 This graduate/undergraduate architecture studio investigates the nature of Metabolic urbanism from pre-modern times to the present through a 10-day study tour to Japan during spring break 2013 as the basis for...

Optical Glass House

Optical Glass House | Hiroshima, Japan A glittering facade of suspended glass blocks veils Hiroshi Nakamura’s winning entry to the ar d Awards for Emerging Architecture  ‘Should we wish to lift our culture to a higher level, then we are obliged, for better or worse, to transform our...

Coming of age in Jap...

Drawing on Japan’s still fertile architectural culture, which continues to present younger firms with opportunities, Japanese architects extend their record of excellence in the Awards, encapsulating the resilience of those who came of age in Japan’s ‘Lost Decades’ Despite the...