House in Ookayama by Torafu Architects - The combination of different woods adds a richness and history to it's very "new" surroundings. I am personally a firm believer in mixed wood design, mostly because it's earth-friendly.
What& the modern answer to Mary Tyler Moore& Minneapolis studio? Take a look at this masterfully planned mini loft in Antwerp, Belgium, designed for a young video producer. Though only 430 square feet, it feels surprisingly spacious.