Japanese architecture

Black corrugated metal encases loft-inspired interiors of Tokyo house by TakaTina

Black box house by TakaTina

American studio TakaTina has created a stark family home on the outskirts of Tokyo, featuring bright white interiors inspired by the client’s previous Brooklyn loft apartment and an inky black exterior. Read more

Sayama Forest Chapel by Hiroshi Nakamura is covered with hand-bent aluminium shingles

A+Awards: next up in our series on winning projects from Architizer‘s 2016 A+Awards is a small chapel by Japanese architect Hiroshi Nakamura, which features extreme gables and a roof covered in 21,000 aluminium shingles (+ slideshow). (more…)