The buildings of Japanese architect Kengo Kuma may sometimes seem radical (his cocoon-shaped tea house, for example), but on closer inspection are thoughtful and humanistic. When Kuma was asked to renovate the four-story Ginzan Onsen Fujiya, a traditional hot spring inn in Yamagata (the Northern part of Honshu), he used traditional forms as his template but rendered them in a modern way.

A Traditional Japanese Inn Made Modern

In the Yamagata Perfecture in Japan, in the vicinity of the hot springs Ginzan the hotel Fujiya Inn has been created . Author of the project which brings beauty and modern Japanese architecture and design to the area is Kengo Kuma and Associates.

Broken is Beautiful: The Japanese Tradition That Makes Broken Things Even Better than Brand New

Broken is Beautiful: The Japanese Tradition That Makes Broken Things Even Better than Brand New

Bath pit

Interior - Bathrooms - tile good idea for small bathrooms! Before and After Pictures: Contemporary Baths House Of Agostos / Pedro Domingos .

Wooden wall with beautiful polished concrete (?) floor. House NMS by Belgian office Dierendonck - Blancke Architecten.

Wooden wall with beautiful polished concrete (? House NMS by Belgian office Dierendonck - Blancke Architecten. - timber for gate/ concrete for fence

Japanese Minimaist Interior Ideas

20+ Great Japanese Minimalist Interior Style

This is our type of bathroom, sleek, simple, with the natural touch of teak japanese ofuro.

Kyoto Vacation Rental - VRBO 383090ha - 2 BR Japan Townhome, Traditional Japanese House at a Prime Location, Gion and Kiyomizu Temple!

Kyoto Vacation Rental - VRBO - 2 BR Japan Townhome, Traditional Japanese House at a Prime Location, Gion and Kiyomizu Temple!

An outdoor shower is beautiful & useful... even in winter

Garden design ideas to steal this summer

Remember the Seychelles, where cobbled paths led to a tree-lined shower? Or that hotel in the Philippines, where the presenter showed a bath, lotus pool and sin

At home between two worlds.

At home between two worlds.

Japanese style Koushido doors - Shoji.co.uk | Japanese Screens | Paper Screens…

Koushido are finely slatted doors that are used as room dividers. The fine and detailed joinery work which can be made in a great variety of lattice designs can give a very attractive alternative to a normal door.

The most expressive sense of Wabi-Sabi for me: philosophy that embraces quietude and modesty The three-bedroom penthouse Vervoordt has built atop the existing hotel is designed in the spirit of wab…

WABI-SABI by AXEL VERVOORDT

A Japanese-style bathroom, complete with traditional Shoji screens, Tatami Mats,

Traditional Japanese Bathroom Design As Japanese Bath Design With A Marvelous View Of Beautiful Bathroom Interior Design To Add Beauty To Your Home 1 Japanese Style Bathroom Design Ideas For Small Space Bathtubs

SLATTED CEILING UNDER SKYLIGHT / OPEN TO SKY ABOVE

Galería de Vivienda Muros de Luz / mA-style Architects - 8

Light Walls House by mA-style Architects. Perimeter skylights throw light across a grid of exposed wooden ceiling beams inside this home by Japanese studio mA-style Architects. Positioned in a shady.

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