"Dating With the Community" — the Taiwanese Case

InterviewWay to Community, Taipei ・ Feb 7, 2020

One of the most powerful people I met during my stay in Taipei was a woman commonly known as "Pei Pei" who is the founder of a public-private collaborated social project called "Way to Community." For... Keep Reading →

A Huge Small Place: An Interview by Everybody Works

Interview Tokyo ・ Sep 3, 2019

I recently had the honor to be interviewed by the amazing Editor David Willoughby on his new project Everybody Works. Everybody Works is a document of working culture in Tokyo, and the interview was all... Keep Reading →

”A Huge Small Place”: 「東京に暮らすということ」

東京の仕事文化をドキュメントする新しいプロジェクト、Everybody Worksさんに、「東京」をテーマにインタビューしてもらいました。都市を観察する方法や、東京をどう”居場所(ホーム)”にするか... 読み続ける →

Honmachi Escola: In Praise Of Do It Yourselfism

InterviewHonmachi Escola, Kyoto ・ Jun 3, 2019

One thing that we've encountered and continuously been impressed by in Kyoto is the thriving culture of "make it your own." We've seen a number of sustainable self-build projects that are lodging an eloquent... Keep Reading →


最近はリノベーションブームなどというけれど、出来上がったものを 見てみると、ヴィンテージな風を吹かせただけの、ほぼ新築ばりに高 予算で他人任せなプロジェクトも多い... 読み続ける →

Basement Kyoto, Providing Spaces for Kyoto's Burgeoning Art Community

InterviewVostok Kyoto, Kyoto ・ May 7, 2019

Japan's contemporary art scene used to be dominated by Tokyo until recently and there wasn't even enough information about art communities in the other part of the country. Things have changed, and now... Keep Reading →

Updating the Real Estate Landscape Of Kyoto: Interview With Chika Kishimoto

Interview Kyoto ・ May 3, 2019

We've recently moved to Kyoto, more specifically to a creative sharehouse called REDIY, where we've been building furniture and renovating the rooms with our artistic neighbors. Before we've decided to... Keep Reading →

Magasinn Kyoto: a "Magazine" You Can Visit And Stay

Interview Kyoto ・ Apr 25, 2019

Walking around Kyoto, I've noticed a number of new guesthouses and hostels popping up every so often. The city of Kyoto saw record levels of tourists in 2018, with 15.57 million foreign and Japanese visitors... Keep Reading →

CICLO: Using Art And Culture for Reappropriating Our Cities

InterviewCasa Barrio Tepito, Mexico City ・ Mar 19, 2019

"I am interested in urbanism in the way that it reflects our society. How we live in our cities is how we live in our society,” said Laura Reséndiz, an art director of CICLO. CICLO is a Mexico-based organization... Keep Reading →

Voices Of the Barrios: Bogota, Colombia

InterviewLa Familia Ayara, Bogota ・ Mar 2, 2019

The ninth session of the World Urban Forum (WUF9) in 2018 that took place in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia was one of the most fruitful conferences I've ever attended in my life. I've met a number of quite interesting... Keep Reading →


ロサンゼルスで、今まで聞いたことのない建築理論に出会った。「ヒッ プホップ・アーキテクチャー」という言葉だ。ヒップホップ・カルチャー の視点から、従来の建築や都市プランニング... 読み続ける →
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