So you love sushi, sleep on a futon, drink green tea—why not take your Nippon-adoration one step further by infusing your surroundings with a few Japanese touches? The best place to start is this look book bursting with full-page color photographs of apartments, houses, and hotels throughout the city. Whether it`s a high-rise apartment overlooking Tokyo, a boutique hotel, or a house made of fiberglass, each dwelling herein will awaken the Japanese spirit within you. For a real treat, why not sip a sake while you peruse the pages?
• Plastic House by Kengo Kuma
• Professor Nakamura’s version of a Japanese literati retreat
• Natural Stripes House by Masaki Endoh
• Lost in Translation hotel Park Hyatt by Kenzo Tange