Satoshi The Archives

Thursday 12 September, 2013

Alley by Apollo Architects & Associates

Japanese studio Apollo Architects and Associates arranged the spaces of this tall, angular house in Tokyo to frame views of the nearby Skytree observation tower (+ slideshow).


Wednesday 03 July, 2013

Arrow by Apollo Architects & Associates

A long white staircase leads straight to the top floor of this small house in Tokyo by Japanese office Apollo Architects & Associates. The two-storey house accommodates both a family home and a photographer’s studio, so Apollo Architects & Associates designed a building that can be split into two when necessary.


Wednesday 13 March, 2013

Flag by Apollo Architects & Associates

This narrow house on a high street in Tokyo by Apollo Architects & Associates features a glazed ground-floor gallery (+ slideshow). The three-storey house has a long and slim shape that is common for city residences in Japan, which are often referred to as eel’s beds or nests.


Saturday 09 March, 2013

Still by Apollo Architects & Associates

This house for a surgeon in Chiba, Japan, by Apollo Architects & Associates contains courtyards with elevated wooden walkways and glass walls behind its thick concrete exterior (+ slideshow).


Thursday 03 January, 2013

Zaha Hadid building pirated in China

News: a building designed by Zaha Hadid for Beijing has been copied by a developer in Chongqing, with the two projects racing to be completed first.


Monday 15 October, 2012

House in Hanareyama / Kidosaki Architects Studio

Architects: Kidosaki Architects Studio Location: Nagareyama, Chiba Prefecture, Japan Design Team: Hirotaka Kidosaki, Satoshi Itasaka Project Year: 2009 Photographs: Courtesy of Kidosaki Architects Studio


Saturday 06 October, 2012

‘Thinking of Shadow’ Workshop by Satoshi Okada

Taking place October 18-23 at Ajman University of Science & Technology, UAE, Japanese Architect, Satoshi Okada, will be putting on an architectural workshop titled, ‘Thinking of Shadow’. As the founder of Satoshi Okada Architects, Okada is known for his simplicity with sublimity even in warmhearted spaces for human activities and even spirituality in rich materiality […]


Saturday 06 October, 2012

‘Thinking of Shadow’ Workshop by Satoshi Okada

Taking place October 18-23 at Ajman University of Science & Technology, UAE, Japanese Architect, Satoshi Okada, will be putting on an architectural workshop titled, ‘Thinking of Shadow’. As the founder of Satoshi Okada Architects, Okada is known for his simplicity with sublimity even in warmhearted spaces for human activities and even spirituality in rich materiality […]


Monday 16 July, 2012

Tato House / Tato Architects

© Satoshi Shigeta Architects: Tato Architects Location: Kobe, Hyogo Prefecture, Japan Designed By: Yo Shimada Project Year: 2008 Project Area: 139.87 sqm Photographs: Satoshi Shigeta


Wednesday 11 July, 2012

Periscope House / Kuno + Aida

© Tatsuya Noaki Architects: Kuno + Aida Location: Zushi, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan Architect In Charge: Toshimitsu Kuno, Tomoro Aida Design Team: Toshimitsu Kuno, Tomoro Aida, Yuki Nokura, Kazuki Watanabe, Satoshi Suzuki, Toshiharu Terashima Project Year: 2010 Photographs: Tatsuya Noaki