Monthly Archives: September 2012

Living in the Showa’s Masterpiece 3

The Japan Times published a note about the exhibition content few days ago. The article link is here.

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Living in the Showa’s Masterpiece 2

Three Showa Housing Masterpieces Thanks to all the people that attended the opening reception of the exhibition. We were lucky with the weather and enjoyed a nice evening at the galleria abitare. This exhibition introduces three works representative of housing … Continue reading

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展覧会「昭和の名作住宅に暮らす」4

展覧会をアクセスするため、ガレリア・アビターレの周辺地図を追加しました。こちらにダウンロード下さい (pdfファイル)。 A vicinity map around the galleria abitare can be downloaded here (pdf file, opens a new browser window).

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Meiji University Architecture School Summer Camp

This year we had the chance of attending the Meiji University architecture summer camp held at the Hachioji University Seminar. We could comment on the project presentations made by 3rd year students, the projects were developed at the charrettes held … Continue reading

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Architecture in Japan website update

The Architecture in Japan website has been updated, with a new layout and new photos.Link to website here.

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New Maekawa House 新前川邸

The repairs made to the New Maekawa house concrete facade included extensive repaint work. The challenge lied on matching the original color without having to redo the whole house and limit the intervention to the damaged areas. During construction, a … Continue reading

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Living in the Showa’s Masterpiece

For illustration purposes, we post three recent exterior photos of the New Maekawa House taken by the photographer Saito Sadamu. The photos were taken after the facade and roof renovation works done in 2009. When compared to the model, it … Continue reading

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