In Nagano, Japan, a city celebrated for its majestic mountains, serene hot springs, and age-old temples, the Nagano HQ stands as a beacon of minimalist Japanese design.
Designed by the illustrious Norm Architects in 2023, this office space redefines the conventional workspace. With art gallery vibes and an atmosphere that feels like a luxurious living room, it’s a testament to harmonious design where inspiration flows as freely as the nearby mountain streams.
Introducing the House in Minami Karuizawa, an enchanting mountain retreat nestled in the serene forests of Nagano, Japan. Designed by KIAS, this captivating weekend getaway boasts a unique cluster of concrete “houses” that harmonize with their breathtaking natural surroundings.
Enjoy picturesque river views from the ground floor living room and find tranquility amidst the forest in the four upper floor bedrooms. With a blend of polished black concrete and light gray Ashino stone planks, the exterior walls reflect the beauty of the environment, creating a seamless integration with the landscape. Welcome to your serene escape in Minami Karuizawa!