Video: Taking a Spin on the Shuto Expressway, Tokyo’s Urban Motorway
From Toyosu to Ueno, traversing the famed Rainbow Bridge and on to Ginza, for a small fee, Tokyo’s motorway cuts through the Japanese capital, allowing drivers to witness a panoply of panoramas and landscapes. The view from the Rainbow Bridge is maybe the most impressive and its beauty is really amplified by this video, filmed with a mounted camera. Buckle up, we’re off!
Japan is Giving Away Free Houses
The Japanese population is shrinking in the face of an ageing populace. In order to repopulate the numerous empty houses Japan is offering them up for free.
An Instagram Account Dedicated to Japan's Marvellous Facades
This Instagram account catalogues numerous Japanese buildings, all full of artistic merit in spite of themselves. @ka_nai is its (anonymous) curator.
Tendo Mokko: Furniture to Hand Down from Generation to Generation
Japanese brand Tendo Mokko has been producing plywood furniture for almost eight decades, and collectors are still eagerly snapping up the company’s creations.
The Four Leaves Villa, The House That Mirrors Nature
Located in the heart of the Karuizawa forest in Japan, the Four Leaves Villa, designed by architecture studio Kias, blends into the landscape.
The Vision of Toshiyuki Inoko, a Founder of teamLab
What exactly is teamLab, known as an art collective? To find out, we interviewed its founder and chief representative, Toshiyuki Inoko.