English-speaking Architecture Firms / Architects in Japan

Poste date: Tuesday, January 9, 2024

We have many requests from foreign customers who want to buy lands and build houses on them, rebuild old houses, renovate preowned condominiums in Japan. We find, however, that many foreigners are worried about communication in Japanese and are not able to convey the desired image and design well.

We, here, introduce one of the most experienced architects and architectural offices, that understand Japanese real estate including its characteristics and various related laws, and that you can consult in English as well.

English-speaking Architectural Office


This is an architectural design office established and supervised by Architect Daishi Yoshimoto. After graduating from a university in the U.S., Mr. Yoshimoto began his professional career at Takenaka Corporation, a leading general contractor in Japan, where he experienced designing various construction projects of apartments and office buildings, and he established this office in Ebisu in 2021. He won numerous design awards in Japan and overseas, and he also designed Tokyo American Club Nihonbashi, which opened on March 31, 2021.

Service Area All over Japan
Languages English, Spanish
Business Custom-built houses, renovations (for condominiums and detached houses), apartment buildings, commercial buildings (offices, hotels, etc.), restaurants, landscape design, lighting design, etc.
2-11-12 Ebisunishi, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 150-0021
 TEL: 03-6433-7900   

Recent projects:


Hune architects

Hune architects is a licensed architectural design office led by Mr. Tamaki Kota and Ms. Julia Li. Mr. Tamaki graduated from University of Tokyo with bachelor and master’s degree in Architecture. He also studied abroad at Delft University of Technology in Netherlands. He is a first class registered architect in Japan. Ms. Li was born in the UK and raised in Hong Kong. She graduated from University of Bath and AA School in London and is a RIBA chartered architect in the UK. Both founders have worked at Pritzker Prize Winner Toyo Ito & Associates, Architects’ office for over 10 years, and have overseen projects of different scales, locally in Japan and Overseas. The office has a team that is fluent in English, Cantonese, Mandarin, and Japanese. The office offers a variety of architectural and interior design services, including early design studies and professional advice during plot selection.


Service Area All over Japan
Languages Japanese, English, Cantonese, Mandarin
Business Custom-built houses, renovations (condominiums and detached houses), apartment buildings, commercial buildings (offices, hotels, etc), shops and restaurants, etc.
Rm 202, 4-31-21, Nishi-Gotanda, Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo 141-0031
 TEL: 03-6417-9112   

Recent projects:


ABD Architecture LLC

Based in Sapporo, Hokkaido, ABD Architecture LLC stands as a premier project management, master planning, and award-winning architectural design firm specializing in resort and high-end projects.

Their proven expertise extends to the meticulous management and design of luxury residences, hotels, and expansive land developments in the Niseko area and other Japanese ski resorts. Catering to an international clientele, they take pride in their track record of excellence.

What sets them apart is their team of seasoned international professionals, including qualified architects, interior designer, civil and structural engineer, and a Project Management Professional (PMP), as well as a Westerner with a Japanese real estate license, ensuring unparalleled insight and understanding.

At ABD Architecture LLC, precision is paramount. They employ cutting-edge technological tools, such as BIM (Building Information Modeling) and real-time 3D rendering, to guarantee the utmost accuracy in every aspect of your project.

Whether you're a resident or located abroad, entrust your vision to them. Contact ABD Architecture LLC today, and turn your dreams into Japanese architectural masterpieces.


Service Area All over Japan
Languages English, Japanese, French, Mandarin
Business Architectural design, master planning, project management of custom homes, resorts, condo-hotels, land developments, commercial buildings, etc.
Contact ABD Architecture LLC
S310 building No. 502, 1002-1 S3W10, Chuo-ku, Sapporo-shi, Hokkaido 060-0063
 TEL: 011-206-0340  https://abd-architecture.com/

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We at PLAZA HOMES handle various inquiries from our customers and support their needs such as about construction of residential and commercial properties, renovation of condominiums, restoration works of rental properties, etc.


Exterior of The Parkhouse Nishi-shinjuku Tower 60
Sale Property tag

It is a 60-story super high-rise tower condominium apartment with 954 unit rooms in total that soars into the sky of the Nishi-Shinjuku area. It has a water, green, and open space for creating an oasis on the spacious ground of approximately 1,900 square meters around the building. It is located close to 3 stations with 2 lines including the nearest station Nishi-Shinjuku-Gochome and within walking distance to JR Shinjuku Station. The location is very convenient for living having supermarkets, convenience stores, drug stores, and restaurants as well as hospitals and parks in the neighborhood. It provides various services and shared facilities such as concierge service, Sky lounge, meeting spaces, and a gym to support everyday life of the residents. children. Each unit comes with the latest and functional equipment to support comfortable life and the solid security system to secure the safety of the residents.

JPY 89,800,000

Exterior of La Vogue Minamiaoyama
Sale Property tag

This condominium apartment is located adjacent to Kotto-dori Street. It is an 11-min walk from Omotesando Station and within walking distance of Hiroo Station and Shibuya Station. There are many convenience stores, supermarkets, fashionable restaurants and bars along Kotto-dori Street, as well as Nezu Museum and Blue Note Tokyo are also close by, making the location an attractive in terms of convenience of living and various cultural encounters. It features a white and grey toned stylish appearance and the glass-walled modern design of the entrance. It offers mostly the compact sized units from 1R to 2LDK desirable for singles to small families. The units are arranged in a white-toned modern interior design together with a line of functional equipment such as floor heating, a water purifier, and a bathroom with auto-reheating function. Having a pet animal is negotiable depending on the unit.

JPY 49,800,000 - 74,800,000

Sale Property tag

It is a large-scale tower apartment with seismic isolation structure located in the waterfront area in Shibaura. It provides a new lifestyle to live closer to water and greenery. The inside common use facilities are fully equipped including a lounge for Rainbow Bridge view, and a fitness gym. The nearest Tamachi Station, Mita Station, and Hamamatsucho Station are all within a walk access. The rare location on the waterfront and the green area arranged around the building give the sense of openness and peacefulness. Convenience of livings in the neighborhood is excellent including various supermarkets, restaurants, and hospitals around Tamachi and Mita Station. You can enjoy city life with nature close to water and green.  Going through the approach among the arranged trees, a spacious entrance hall welcomes with an open-ceiling of 2 floor levels. A hotel-like concierge service is provided and the inside common use facilities are fully equipped, such as various lounges, a party room, and a fitness gym.

JPY 139,000,000

Exterior of Park Court Akasaka Hinokicho The Tower
Sale Property tag

It is a 44-story luxury tower condominium apartment located close to Tokyo Midtown and adjacent to Hinokicho Park. Sold by Mitsui Fudosan Residential Co.,Ltd. and completed by Taisei Corporation. It is designed by the world-famous Japanese architect, Mr. Kengo Kuma adding warmth to the building and its base isolated and vibration damping structure provides high aseismatic performance. It comes with the full range of the latest shared facilities and services such as various lounges, a fitness gym, concierge service, etc.

JPY 215,000,000 - 598,000,000

Exterior of Akasaka Tower Residence  Top of the Hill
Sale Property tag

High grade tower residence with hotel-like lobby, rounge, guset room, tea ceremony room, library, etc. Sold by Tokyu Land Corporation, Sunwood Corporation. Constructed by Takenaka Corporation. Concierge service like a high-class hotel. Residents enjoy nice view from top-floor residential lounge. Guest accommodation, library and many other facilities available. Various room layouts.

JPY 238,000,000