All About Japan

A Preschool Built for Puddles

Dai-ichi Yochien's new courtyard is designed to accumulate rain water to create a gigantic, pool-like puddle for the kids to play in.

City Hall Gets More Visitors than Theme Parks

Aore City Hall was envisioned as a place where people would want to congregate. And it worked.

Mountainside Embedded with Geothermal Homes

Explore this undulating, seven-unit residential building inserted into the side of a mountain in Kagawa Prefecture.

The Tokyo Home with a 360° Mezzanine

Splitting the first and second floor of this Tokyo home is a 360-degree mezzanine surrounded by raised windows that circle around the house.

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