Some Beautiful Japanese Words
The general idea behind this pinboard is to find architecture that is simple, modern, and still tied to nature. Appropriately, here's a house by TSC Architects (actually in Hinomiya, Japan).
Free bag pattern - Turning Japanese Bag - So Sew Easy
11 Japanese customs that are shocking to foreigners in Far East curated by The Daily Seeker
Hidden/built in workspace
House of Depth by Japanese architect Kouichi Kimura.