February 23, 2011
Japan’s Fashion Subcultures
From Gothic Lolitas to French maids, Japan’s incredible fashion evolution is now being led by its young females.
January 11, 2011
Architecture for Autism?
A Tokyo-based architect’s unique initiative for children might provide hope through a ‘primitive future’ style.
December 27, 2010
Sapporo, Japan: Worth a Visit
This often forgotten Japanese city to the north is surprisingly modern, friendly and design-savvy — and well worth a visit.
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?
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.
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?
November 08, 2010
What makes Japan’s landscape unique? The answer may lie in its centuries-old traditions and eccentric cities.
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.
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?