All About Japan

A Revolutionary & Stylish Footwear Redesign

YaCHAIKA shoes maintain a chic profile while taking the pain out of walking in heels.

Mountainside Embedded with Geothermal Homes

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

Innovations in Early Education Design

The incredible architectural work of Youji no Shiro.

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.

Hand-made Cat Bags Fur-storm Twitter

Twitter user @picopoco08 describes herself as cat-loving housewife who also enjoys “making cats”—as in, stuffed cat toys and bags.

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.

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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