Architecture and design in Tokyo, including a renovated apartment that mimics a mountain hut and a Nendo-designed store that looks like an ice cream cake.
A faux set of steps interrupts Stairway House in Tokyo, which design studio Nendo has created for three generations of the same family.
Norm Architects and Keiji Ashizawa used concrete walls, wooden floors and simple furnishings to form "transparent" rooms within these Tokyo apartments.
Architect Takeshi Hosaka has built himself Love2 House, a Tokyo micro home that has a total floor area of 19 square metres under a pair of curved roofs.
Akihisa Hirata Architecture Office has completed a mixed-use building in Tokyo featuring a jumbled composition of concrete-clad rooms and balconies.
Snark Architectures has renovated an apartment at the base of a mountain outside Tokyo, taking cues from the design of traditional cabin.
Schemata Architects has painted the interior of this dried food store in Tokyo the same shade of red as the skinny building it's set inside.
Daisuke Motogi Architecture have completed an apartment renovation in Tokyo that features a bathroom wrapped in fabric walls with storage pockets.