From inventive interiors in central Tokyo to clever constructions in Kyoto, here we define the best modern Japanese houses designed by international and local architects. The Japanese house has gained a reputation for being smart with space – in the face of Japan’s tricky planning regulations – opening up possibilities for all types of lifestyle from minimalist to communal.
Kuma Lodge and Madarao Resort
Kuma is a boutique ski lodge, with ski-in, ski-out access to the slopes of Madarao, Japan. Madarao is quite possibly the best family ski resort in Japan thanks to consistent soft snow, uncrowded slopes and a wide variety of terrain (from beginner to complete powderhound)