Mikael Olsson via T Magazine

"Karuizawa is a wealthy town, but wealth here expresses itself not in sameness, but in difference, as if in recognition that one of the joys of having money is being able to use it to make something beautiful and unusual," writes Hanya Yanagihara in The New York Times' T Magazine. The Japanese resort town features Makoto Yamaguchi’s Polygon House, Iida Archiship Studio's Omizubata N House, and TNA’s Passage House and Ring House. Read more in The New York Times' T Magazine.

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