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An Exploration of Japanese Aesthetics in Architecture and Design

After over a decade of travel, study and creative collaboration with Japan, Norm Architects’ shares their uniquely Scandinavian view of Japanese aesthetics.

The book features richly illustrated dispatches from visits to Japanese landscapes, architecture and cultural sites, shedding light on the influence Japanese traditions have had on the studio’s contemporary projects, such as the Äng restaurant in Sweden or Heatherhill Beach House in Denmark. Juxtaposing images from Japan with Norm Architects’ work, the book highlights the centuries-old connections between the distinct design cultures, emphasizing mutual respect and shared philosophies. Commentary from expert collaborators in both regions provides in-depth understanding into key design principals. At once an ode to Japan, a personal travelogue, and an aesthetic manifesto, Stillness takes readers on Norm’s decade-long journey as they’ve sought to understand one of the world’s most revered creative cultures.


  • Over 300 original images of Norm Architects’ experiences in Japan
    spanning architecture, interiors, furniture, art and nature
  • Interview-based essays exploring the resonance between Japanese and Scandinavian aesthetics
  • Overviews of key philosophies in Japanese aesthetics

By: Norm Architects
Features: Full color, linen hardcover,
stitch bound, 304 pages,
24.5 × 33 cm, 9 ¾ × 13 inches

Language: English