Learn the full process of building a house in Japan, from searching your land to completing the construction. Know the unique process of Japan
Learn the key concepts and regulations to know the cost to build a house in Japan. Read the guide or ask an expert to know what you can build with your budget.
Learn the 7 differences and benefits of house building partners in Japan. 3 builder types have their unique specialities - make sure to know your best choice.
Are you curious to know how much money you need to prepare during the process of house building in Japan? Read the article and learn the details of all payments
Full guide for buying or building your house in Japan. Learn average housing price in 2020 and benefits of buying vs building your own house.
Comprehensive guide to mortgages in Japan when you build or buy a house. Learn the requirements and process to take out a home loan in Japan.
Learn what you should know and who you should engage to choose the best land available. The key is to engage a local professional and an experienced architect.
Learn the average architect fee in Japan and how much it will cost to build a house in Japan. You are not only paying for the designs but also other important roles of the architect.
Learn the other cost you need to pay when you want to build a house in Japan. Average of expense is 10 to 20% of the total cost.
Learn the characteristics and advantages of wooden structures for housing and residential construction in Japan. What are the pros and cons compared to a steel or a concrete structure?
Learn the characteristics and advantages of steel structures for housing and residential construction in Japan. What are the pros and cons compared to a wood or a concrete structure?
Learn the characteristics and advantages of concrete structures for housing and residential construction in Japan. What are the pros and cons compared to a steel or a wooden structure?
Learn what architects can offer you in building a fully-customized dream house for you in Japan. Here are the 5 main steps and benefits of asking an architect to design your house.
Apply for house mortgage loans in Japan as a foreigner. Find out the eligibility criteria and strategy to get your preliminary screening approval and start building your dream house in Japan.
Notes on final screening process of house loan in Japan. Requirements and essential documents you need for getting house mortgage loans approved by Japanese financial institutions.
Learn the common requirements of house loans in Japan for foreigners and what you should keep in mind if you have or don't have a Permanent Residency status.
This article introduces 10 beautiful houses designed by architects. It also explains the key points to make a stylish house that anyone would dream of, by interior design such as kitchen and living room, and by exterior design. Use this article as a reference to plan the construction of your ideal home.
Examples of beautiful exterior design. Exterior structure refers not only to the garden but also to the outside of the house, including fences, parking lots, and plantings. We also explain the key points to avoid mistakes.
This article will introduce the attractiveness, examples, and disadvantages of patios. This article will give you a deeper understanding of patios and help you make a satisfying home.
we will introduce the key points for creating a beautiful entrance interior, with actual examples. We are sure that they will be useful in creating a beautiful home.
This article explains the key points for creating a Beautiful Bath Vanity. From the types of washbasins and storage tips to the materials used in washstands, we will introduce you to actual examples of washstands created by architects.
This article provides a thorough explanation of the basics of tea ceremony rooms(茶室), including components, layout, rules, and terms along with 10 examples of tea ceremony rooms created by architects.
This article explains the merits of garage houses and the key points to consider when building one, focusing on examples of actual garage houses that architects have created.
In this article, we will explain the function of the front porch and focus on seven key points to keep in mind during the planning stage.
In this article, we will introduce nine examples of "Japanese modern living rooms" by architects, and give you tips on how to coordinate them to elevate the elegance of the space.
This article introduces about mortar's characteristics, the advantages and disadvantages of mortar finishing, and actual examples of mortar construction.
For those who are interested in stylish lifestyle with spiral staircases, here is a detailed explanation of spiral staircases. When you actually build a house, there are probably many things you want to know and are anxious about, such as the advantages, construction examples, potential remorse, size, and the market price.
This article introduces galvalume steel plate, which has recently become a popular material for exterior walls and roofs.
We will introduce the charms, cautions, and costs of renovating old private homes. We also have some beautiful examples.
In this article, we will introduce the role and types of eaves in buildings, as well as points to keep in mind to avoid mistakes in retrofitting.
This article introduces 13 examples of good-looking bathroom interiors with explanations of how to make them more lovely.
This article introduces 7 examples of open kitchens that will make you want to show them off, and explains 5 key points that you must keep in mind to avoid regrets when creating your kitchen.
An one-story house can become a mediocre and tasteless residence if you make a mistake. To avoid such mistakes, it is important to look at many examples of stylish one-story houses and learn about additional points to keep in mind.
In this article, we will introduce the advantages and disadvantages of sunrooms and examples of stylish homes designed by architects.
This article provides 10 examples of beautiful wood decks by professionals and four key points to consider when actually installing a wood deck.
In this article, we will introduce skylights, which are popular in Western-style houses and other types of housing. We will also introduce examples of architects' beautiful houses that have adopted skylights, so if you are interested in skylights, please use them as a factor in your consideration.
In this article, we will explain the advantages and disadvantages of a sloped ceiling and introduce some beautiful architectural examples. We will also explain the placement of lightings and ceiling fans.
In this article, we explain in detail the basic uses of tenbukuro and points to keep in mind when making them. It also introduces examples of actual use of tenbukuro and how it can be used to make a room more lovely. Read on to learn how to make a more user-friendly and beautiful tenbukuro.
In this article, we will explain the characteristics of solid wood flooring and how to maintain it. We will also introduce many beautiful architectural examples.
In this article, we will explain "total floor area (gross floor area)", which is one of the expressions used to describe the size of a house. Did you know that the cost and design of a house changes depending on the total floor area? Let's take a look at some of the essentials you should know about total floor area before you build a new house.
In this article, we present nine ideas for beautiful shelving with high storage capacity. By the time you finish reading, you will have an idea of the ideal beautiful shelf you would like to have in your home.
In this article, we provide a thorough explanation of the appeal of nure-en, which can improve the quality of life. We will also introduce the difference between "netsuri-en" and "engawa（縁側）" or "wood deck," which are often confused with nure-en, so please take a look.
In this article, we will introduce the key points for creating a modern Japanese-style house by introducing beautiful architectural examples created by our architects. We will divide our explanations into three categories: exterior, interior, and floor plan, so please take a look.
In this article, we explain how to create a tsuboniwa garden without making mistakes and tips for making it more beautiful, along with a wealth of examples. If you read to the end, you will understand the key to creating a more beautiful tsuboniwa.
When you hear the word "basement," does it evoke images of the secret base you longed for as a child? Or is it more like a safe shelter in the event of a disaster? In this article, we will take a deeper look at the "basement," a special space that is not found in ordinary houses.
In this article, we present 11 examples of luxury homes designed by architectural professionals that are sure to be admired by everyone. We hope you will enjoy these tasteful luxury homes designed by professionals.
In this article, in addition to the advantages and disadvantages of the pilotis, we will also introduce some other points to be aware of, as well as case studies by japanese-architects.com architects. In particular, please refer to the examples of pilotis if you are considering them, as design is also an important factor.
In this article, we will explain some stylish examples of home office, as well as the advantages, disadvantages, and points to note.
This article explains the overview of tataki, points to note, and what kind of finish is used as tataki nowadays. It also introduces several examples of modern-style tataki, so you can get an idea of what kind of finish you can use to make your home more stylish.
While a house with a flat roof gives the impression of a stylish and smart appearance, there are also disadvantages to be aware of. Please take into account not only the advantages but also the disadvantages to help you decide whether to adopt a flat roof or not. And let's take a look at some examples designed with flat roofs by japanese-architects.com architects.
In this article, we will introduce 13 examples of stylish exterior walls designed by professionals, as well as popular colors and tastes. Even if you are not sure what kind of exterior wall to choose, you will surely find hints for your ideal exterior wall.
In this article, we will explain how to create a house with an open atmosphere, along with architectural examples. We will also introduce some ideas for creating an open living room without a stairwell, so please take a look.
In this article, we will explain the types of artificial marble and their characteristics, cautions for daily use, and how to fix stains and scratches. After reading this article, you should be able to decide whether you should choose artificial marble or not.
Windows are a very important element in the design of a house, both in terms of exterior design and harmony with the interior design. While FIX windows have many attractive features that cannot be produced by ordinary sliding windows and other types of windows, they also have disadvantages.
This article explains tips on how to use high windows (high side lighting), which are recommended for design houses, stairwells, and narrow houses, to create a fashionable home. While there are many advantages to high windows, it is also important to understand the disadvantages of using high windows before designing a house.
In this article, we will explain the advantages, disadvantages, and types of painted walls, as well as providing examples with photos. We hope you will enjoy the beautifully painted walls created by the unique skills of our craftsmen.
Building a house may be a once-in-a-lifetime project. If you can afford it, you would like to build a high-grade, specially designed house. Which house makers do the rich and wealthy people ask to build their houses? Or do they build their houses with house makers in the first place?
This article explains the advantages and disadvantages of large windows in a living room, as well as nine examples of open-plan houses.
In this article, we present nine architectural examples of luxurious living rooms designed by architects. Please take a look at them as a reference for the interior design of your own home.
We give you an idea of how japanese-architects.com's architects have done bulkheads in style, and we'll show you some houses with bulkheads!
In this article, we will introduce some examples of modern Japanese-style rooms and explain in detail what you should know to make your room more beautiful.
this article will explain the types of modern taste and floor plans that require ingenuity because of simplicity. In addition, we also introduce seven techniques for creating a modern home, which we hope you will find useful.
In this article, we introduce passive houses, which make effective use of natural energy.
This article compares various aspects of whether you should buy a house or a villa or build a new one. Please read it in the light of your own case.
In this article, we will introduce beautiful one story house exteriors with actual photos and explain seven tips you should know in creating the exterior of a one story house. By the end of the article, you will have a concrete image of the appearance of a satisfactory one story house.
In this article, we will introduce the key points, popular floor plans, and seven examples of ideal houses that many people would love to have. Please refer to this article to clearly understand what kind of house is ideal for you.
This article describes the features and floor plans of cool houses. Please also enjoy the examples of stylish houses by professionals.
In this article, we will provide examples of beautiful atrium designed by architects and easy-to-understand explanations of countermeasures for cold weather and maintenance that are of concern. After reading this article, you should be able to visualize what kind of atrium you should build in your home.
In this article, we will explain the charm of a house with a dirt floor and points to note. We will also introduce seven examples of beautiful homes with dirt floors, so please take a look at them for reference when building your own home.
The Cost of Agricultural Land Conversion（農地転用 or 農転） and Points to Consider When Building a New House
The "kitchen counter dining table combo" gives a compact and minimalist impression. It has attracted attention for its ability to create a new kitchen and dining space that brings the family closer together while making effective use of limited space.
In this article, we will discuss the advantages and disadvantages of a square house from an expert's point of view, and also look at examples of square (cube) house construction by japanese-architects.com's top-notch designers.
In this article, we will explain the charms and cautions of design housing. We will also introduce some architectural examples that our architects have worked on, so please take a look at them.
Depending on the architectural design, an elegant space like a resort hotel can be created. In this issue, we will introduce architectural examples of beautiful resort-style residences created by architects.
This article will explain the advantages and disadvantages of hameita and show you how to incorporate hameita in a beautiful way with nine real-life examples. By the time you finish reading this article, you will have a deeper understanding of the characteristics of hameita and will find ideas for creating a beautiful home.
When considering a custom-built house, everyone wants a well-designed house. This book is a must-see for those who are not satisfied with the same appearance and specifications of house makers, or those who want to focus on design if they are going to consider a custom-built house.
In this article, we will show you seven examples of rustic style with materials and how to create them. By the time you finish reading, you will be able to visualize the house you desire.
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