Tag Archives: Japan

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Back to Japanese sustainable architecture with Noah´s Ark House by Apollo Architects

The architecture studio Apollo Architects & Associates called this property located on West Tokyo “Noah´s ark” because of its symmetric level and its pointed roof. Everything was made in wood with a modern aesthetic that make us forget colder materials and … Continue reading

iglesia sobre el agua Tadao Ando @RuarteContract Church on the water

All the Architecture Pritzker Awards Japanese winners, finally together

In this post we´re going to focus on the magnificent work carried out by Japanese architects that have been awarded in the last years with the prestigious Pritzker award (you know, the one meant to be the Nobel Prize for … Continue reading

Paper emergency shelter, Port-au-Prince, Haiti , Shigeru Ban @RuarteContract

Shigeru Ban reviewed, Japanese, environmentally and socially committed Pritzker Prize

Japanese architect, committed with the victims of humanitarian disasters, pioneer of the sustainable construction, humble traveller, Ruanda and Soho NY, paper and cardboard houses and the Swatch new headquarters, Shigeru Ban is all of that and more. Get amazed while … Continue reading

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Stuck up in the middle of Tokyo by its design hotels in Shiodome close to the bay

In this post we would like to make you a suggestion for your next trip to Tokyo, that for sure should be soon. In a city with a population over 15 million people, where should you book a hotel?, in … Continue reading

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Tadao Ando lands in Latin America and our architecture blog

Tadao Ando, one of our favorite architects for the last years, one of the best to make a good ballance between nature and buildings, making these partakers and usufructuaries of environment around, sometimes after concrete impredictable angles, sometimes after a … Continue reading

Toyo Ito Tod´s building, Omotesando, Tokyo

And the Pritzker finally goes to… Fluidity and order, by Toyo Ito

Toyo Ito has finally been awarded with the Pritzker Architecture Prize. And we say “finally”, because after more than a decade being a firm candidate, the jury has definitely decided that at the age of 71 and after a whole … Continue reading