The Fukuoka School Garden is a collaborative community effort in both design and implementation to restore green spaces, play areas, and hands-on educational opportunities to the youth in Japan.
A research group at Japan’s Institute of Advanced Media Arts and Sciences has created a working camera prototype called the Ubi-Camera that uses your fingers and face to take photographs.
The soft wooden exterior of this weekend cottage blends well into the heavily forested Mount Kano-zan. Inside though, the simplistic modesty significantly diverges.
Shigeru Ban is one of Japan’s most accomplished and innovative architects, known for his use of Western and Eastern influences, themes, forms and methods of building to design beautiful, ultra-modernist structures, and maybe more so now, his works using different materials for building, particularly paper.