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The V&A in Dundee which was designed  by Japanese architect, Kengo Kuma. Photograph:  Getty Images

V&A Dundee Scotland’s first design museum opened in September in a stunning building designed by Japanese architect Kengo Kuma that looks like se(...)

Japan’s thin architecture: 61 House NA, Sou Fujimoto, Tokyo. Photograph: reprinted from Jutaku: Japanese Houses (Phaidon, 2015)

It isn’t, frankly, very sustainable. But the Japanese don’t really like second-hand houses. It is a little difficult to imagine if you live in London(...)

An aerial view shows people sitting in formation to the words “Thank You” after Tokyo was chosen to host the 2020 Olympic Games. The ambitious makeover of Tokyo planned in advance of the Olympics has triggered withering criticism. Photograph: Reuters/Kyodo

Half a century ago, Tokyo engineered one of the great urban transformations of history, going from a beat-up Asian megalopolis to a first-world city. (...)

A staircase in the Saw Swee Hock Student Centre at the London School of Economics, designed by O’Donnell and Tuomey. Photograph: Dennis Gilbert/VIEW

It’s not easy for Irish architects to conquer London, what with so much home-grown talent in the British capital from lords Foster and Rogers, (...)

Yvonne Farrell (left) and Shelley McNamara of Grafton Architects. Photographs: Alice Clancy and James Harris/Royal Academy of Arts London

How do you feel? Does the space you are in have an impact on that? “It’s such an enormous question,” says Yvonne Farrell of Grafton Architects, sittin(...)

Kengo Kuma, Glass Wood House, New Canaan, Connecticut, US. ©Kengo Kuma & Associates;

Ever since the Flatiron Building was completed in New York City in 1902, architecture’s impact on the environment has been profound. The Flatiron c(...)