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Major Yohei Hinoki, ace of the 64th Sentai, here with his Nakajima Ki-43 Hayabusa (“Peregrine Falcon”). Over the course of his Army Air Force career, Hinoki flew over Malaya, Singapore, China, Burma, and over the home islands leading up to the end of the war

from ArchDaily

Gallery of The Courtyard House / Formwerkz Architects - 11

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A swirling green roof tops the gorgeous Nanyang Technical University in Singapore

Amazing, huge green roof at Nanyang Technological University's School of Art, Design and Media in Singapore


Japanese soldiers parading through the streets of Singapore. The fall of Singapore to the Japanese Army on February 15th, 1942 is considered one of the greatest defeats in the history of the British Army and probably Britain’s worst defeat in World War Two. The fall of Singapore in 1942 clearly illustrated the way Japan was to fight in the Far East – a combination of speed and savagery

Kowloon Walled City was a densely populated, largely ungoverned settlement in Kowloon, Hong Kong. Originally a Chinese military fort, the Walled City became an enclave after the New Territories were leased to Britain in 1898. Its population increased dramatically following the Japanese occupation of Hong Kong during World War II. In 1987, the Walled City contained 33,000 residents within its 6.5-acre (0.026 km2; 0.0102 sq mi) borders.


The Amaya Wood Bed Frame is a Japanese themed platform bed with a wonderful match of minimalist design with utility. Headboard is adjustable.