JA showcases contemporary Japanese architecture with in-depth commentary on the theoretical history and context of the projects. It is organized with an emphasis on developments originating in Japan. The magazine surveys the country's diverse, ever-changing architectural scene, identifies important trends to convey to a wider audience outside Japan, takes up current, compelling issues and considers the latest architectural trends.
In this issue, JA feature Houses open to surroundings in the cityscape titled Towards a New Architecture-scape. By opening to neighbors, interior, exterior and cityscape seem to be blended together and make new creativity of architecture. This may show us one of the reviews of living way in the city of Japan and Japanese urban housing these days.