Jul , In August , a year old man living on the fourth floor of a public apartment building in Hiratsuka, Kanagawa Prefecture, forced his way into the unit For instance, when we asked if we could replace the tatami mats in the bedrooms with wooden floors, the agent said we couldn t because tatami
Nov , After a decade of research aimed at reintroducing wood into Japanese urban architecture, the first multi story building designed entirely with timber materials has finally met Tokyo s strict fire regulations The level Miyamura Veterinary Clinic, created under the lead of Toshihiko Suzuki from the Tokyo
Oct , Of course, you get what you pay for and the more expensive the material the better it looks and the longer it lasts Old wood has character, but traditionally in Japan wood floors were for public buildings In homes, they were reserved for rka (exterior hallways) All the other rooms had tatami, which is unique
Jul , Since Japanese interior design has this tranquil decorating touch perfected, let s look at ways to add some of this becalming style into your home today Image Source Right Arm Construction Try bringing these natural wooden elements into your home by adding a bamboo floor, or wooden screen.
Aug , Log Rhythm house revives old Japanese building technique using steel beams instead of wood Huge steel beams with I shaped profiles were stacked to form the framework of this Tokyo house by Mount Fuji Architects Studio, which features a red spiral staircase winding between its floors ( slideshow).
May , In fact, in the same scale, the construction cost of this house was comparable to an ordinary wooden P amp B house in Japan, even though the glulam panel, One of the pillars standing on the first floor is the Japanese cypress planted by the client s grandfather and harvested by the client s father, bringing a
Feb , I consider that wood joints without glues or nails are the essence of Japanese architecture, added Kuma What is An opening at one corner leads visitor into the shop, which occupies the two lower floors of the building Location Minami Aoyama Minato ku Tokyo Japan Site Area sqm
Oct , The Location is in Koga city, Shiga, JAPAN, where is a bustling place and facing the national road, which is the m of the building is beauty salon, the second floor is an office which building owner manege a real estate company, and they installed a terrace which to use as a wood deck in all of roof.
Apr , Cedar house micro homes by S Plus One in Japan These houses are in Yamanashi county, among the cedar and pine trees, so we used these as the materials of the buildings, Sakano told Dezeen There are so many Japanese cedar, pine and white cedar trees in this village, she added We used
Mar , The wood floors and ceiling only enhance the feeling of warmth and the sense of nature One of my favorite features inside the Umami Café building also speaks to how the Cultural Crossing is, despite its incorporation of traditional Japanese architectural traditions, unapologetically contemporary.
Jul , Although counterintuitive, if a tsunami was to strike Tokyo, you might well be safer on the top floors of a Tokyo skyscraper than anywhere else Tossani should This is why most of the buildings in Japan s history were made of wood, paper (shji) and lightweight materials designed to flex Tossani says that
Jun , Part of their Vintage Barrel Collection, these floors are made of wine barrels that are carefully collected and then milled into three separate materials for three separate collections Like all of the wood used in Mafi flooring, it is built in a three layer construction and treated with natural oil However, this style
Wood is also the only building material that has third party certification programs in Wood and Green Building Whether you re designing a structure to achieve green building certification, adhere to new energy or climate change legislation, or applications such as floor underlay, shelving and furniture.
Buildings of the Jomon and Yayoi periods were mostly agricultural residences, with larger buildings and tombs appearing as an aristocracy developed Wooden buildings from the Asuka period, preserved in Horyuji Temple, were built in the style of Chinese worship halls Japanese buildings continued to follow the Chinese
Dec , It serves as a showcase to demonstrate the possibilities of wood as an urban construction material Engawa, or Japanese terraces, allow a natural breeze to enter while shutting out strong sunlight for a comfortable indoor environment Lumber were integrated into the building s structure, and architectural
Aug , Tokyo based ARTechnic Japan designed the stark white building to last in harmony with nature Green Resources,Green Materials,Green Lighting The outdoor wooden deck is made from locally sourced wood and it acts as an extension of the interior floors The Shell Residence′s interiors are light, airy,
May , While Dairi Lumber Co focuses on building materials, other craftsmen in Tokushima can be found creating household items such as coasters, speaker boxes and furniture using indigo dyed wood aizome, indigo, tokushima Indigo table top made by Japanese craftsmen Nakagawa Shuji indigo dyed
Sep , Archery hall and boxing club at Kogakuin University in Tokyo, Japan, by FT Architects built from complex wooden lattices Here, timber, a historical material, has been reanalysed and transformed into a new building material Archery Hall Total floor area archery hall sqm, boxing club sqm
Jul , The wooden building is nestled into the grounds of the Shinshoji Zen Museum and Gardens in Fukuyama city, Japan as a quiet space for peaceful contemplation that seems to float above the ground It was built using traditional Japanese techniques and materials including bamboo nails and thousands
Jul , Dribbles of gold fill the cracks in the floor of this apartment, designed by architecture studio TANK to replicate a traditional Japanese pottery technique the underlying glass fibre layers over the wooden base, resulting in a translucent yet complex visual texture, while achieving material strength and the
Jan , Japanese architect Makoto Tanijiri from Suppose Office built Takaya House, a home that boasts natural earthen floors! simple materials and a traditional douma, or earthen floor Its exterior is clad with grey wooden boards and its interiors are filled with rustic materials, sparse furniture and open spaces.
Dec , Japanese media have recently been preoccupied by revelations that Asahi Kasei Construction Materials Corp fabricated piling data in buildings, or His new cathedral in Christchurch, New Zealand, to replace a building toppled in an earthquake is a masterpiece of cardboard, glass and wood.
The building is minimal from the street, reflecting the curve of the hill below and the natural serenity of nature From the woods the Instead of a single finish, multiple light wood types are used on the furniture, the floors, and the walls to exhibit many different steps along the line from natural to manufactured realms Rough
Jan , Total floor area sq m (renovation area) Structure wood story Wood Old House by Tadashi Yoshimura Architects Principal use residence, gallery Project Year Wood Old House by Tadashi Yoshimura Architects Materials External wall Japan cedar, plaster Inner wall Japan cedar, pine, old
Apr , Architecture studio GAFPA used low cost materials to build this Japanese inspired weekend retreat in northern Belgium, which features a slender spiral staircase ( slideshow) weekend house wachtebeke gafpa_dezeen__ GAFPA which also recently slotted a wooden house into an old industrial
Aug , And many Western style homes in Japan contain a single Japanese style room with a tatami floor block is the most common material for the walls, both in cities and villages, but some large houses in Kyoto boast stone walls topped with wood fences Asian Patio by HartmanBaldwin Design Build.