Japan

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And the Weight of Words

Through writing to our friends and family, we find the touching feelings, love, and tranquility between the lines, showing them our most sincere feelings and finding back the culture of writing.

Kumano Kodo

An ancient Japanese pilgrimage road consisting of a series of sacred routes that put you in touch with the strength of the Shinto nature.

I-House

A vision of mutual understanding through cultural exchanges among the people of Japan and the world.

Kyodo House

The Art of Living

In a Tokyo suburb this Kohei Nawa-inspired family home is a living statement on art, environmentalism, and a return to Japan's communitarian values.

The Rebirth of Plants

Hida

Hida is an area known for its master carpenters, the Hida-takumi, whose distinctive and impeccable technique made them highly sought after throughout history.

Kirasagi

Surrounded by the Northern Alps, the mountainous Hida region of the Gifu Prefecture is in the centre of the archipelago, 90 percent of which is forested.

Jo Nagasaka’s

Happa in Nakameguro

This Japanese architect set up the space named Happa in Nakameguro, Tokyo, where he has his own studio and very special shares mates.