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November 15, 2010
Japan’s Future Look
With new challenges ahead, will the country’s landscape be able to hold onto its distinctively ‘Japanese’ look?
Japan’s Future Look
November 12, 2010
What is ‘Japaneseness’?
What does it mean to say that a building or a piece of culture is Japanese? Defining ‘Japaneseness’ is no easy feat.
What is ‘Japaneseness’?
November 09, 2010
Japan: Where Conflict Is Harmony
Japan’s landscape is often seen as one made up of numerous conflicting elements. Is this really the case?
Japan: Where Conflict Is Harmony
November 08, 2010
One-of-a-Kind Japan
What makes Japan’s landscape unique? The answer may lie in its centuries-old traditions and eccentric cities.
One-of-a-Kind Japan
November 05, 2010
Japan’s Streets and Gardens
What is it about Japan’s visual landscape that sets it apart? A closer look at its streets and gardens reveals some clues.
Japan’s Streets and Gardens
The ‘Japanese Aesthetic’
November 01, 2010
The ‘Japanese Aesthetic’
What is it about Japan’s visual landscape that sets it apart—and helps make it a popular destination for visitors?
The ‘Japanese Aesthetic’
Asia Now
June 28, 2010
Asia Now
Asian talent from 11 countries featured as part of a large-scale LA design show.
Asia Now
The Other City
April 26, 2010
The Other City
The host of Expo 1970, this design-friendly Japanese city is still well worth a visit.
The Other City
Chic Travel Guides
April 01, 2010
Chic Travel Guides
A Japan-based travel guide author gives us the scoop on Wallpaper* City Guides.
Chic Travel Guides
January 08, 2010
Moon-boots in Mumbai
Can India be great? That’s a question covered by Sumit Ganguly in our new special feature site,APAC 2020: The Decade Ahead, which has been receiving some excellent feedback thus far–thank you.  Lately, I’ve begun asking myself the same question
Moon-boots in Mumbai
January 05, 2010
Shop 'till you're a Super-city
Will Hong Kong and its northern neighbour Shenzhen join forces to become the world’s third largest metropolis by 2020? Asia Tatler sheds light on the possibility of this in its current feature (‘Urban Fusion’) and includes some pretty informative bac
Shop 'till you're a Super-city
November 26, 2009
Where the Heart Is -- This Sri Lankan architect knows
This week, I’ve been lucky enough to come across some inspiring bits of info from the Asia-Pacific cultural arena. One was on Sri Lankan architect Chevadurai Anjalendran, whose work is the subject of the newly-released book Anjalendran: Architect of
Where the Heart Is -- This Sri Lankan architect knows
November 24, 2009
Giant Mumbai Egg : It's Cybertecture
India doesn’t have an Easter bunny or a chicken god–so who left a giant egg in the center of Mumbai? The answer is Chinese architect James Law, self-proclaimed ‘Chief Cybertect,’ (or Chairman) of James Law Cybertecture, based in Hong Kong. He’s
Giant Mumbai Egg : It's Cybertecture
November 04, 2009
Design Tokyo Exclusive
I mentioned last week that we could look forward to an exclusive peek into Tokyo Designers Week from Wallpaper* magazine’s Japan correspondent, Gordon Kanki Knight. And despite feeling slightly under-the-weather–likely from all of the running about-
Design Tokyo Exclusive
October 29, 2009
Tokyo Design Time
The design spotlight is currently on Japan’s capital city.  Tokyo Designers Week 2009 starts this weekend with a flourish of events and parties scattered around the metropolis. Last year, I was lucky enough to go to one of the exclusive after-pa
Tokyo Design Time
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