Through the use of innovative new building materials and carefully managed spatial configurations, the architects of Japans most sought after apartments strive to meet the demanding aesthetic and functional needs of contemporary city-dwellers. These modern condominiums simultaneously offer the convenience and cultural stimulation of the urban environment while providing a quality home life in a relaxed and secluded environment. Collaborations between developers attentive to location conditions and architects with highly develolped designs have given birth to residences of incredible sophistication and utility. Designers Apartments in Japan exemplifies these developments through 42 projects, focused on low-rise condominiums announced in the last two years. This illustrated collection of carefully selected projects is expected to contribute to the understanding of habitat motifs in the urban setting while offering design solutions as a reflection of this environment.