Posts tagged ‘japanese architecture’

22 February 2012

House NA by Sou Fujimoto

Wow. It impresses me every time: Japanese architects are hyper creative and their clients are awesome. They continue to push back their limits to explore new ways of living… Love it !

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Wow. Ça m’impressionne à chaque fois: les architectes japonais sont résolument hyper créatifs et leurs clients sont franchement impressionnants. Ils repoussent toujours plus loin leurs limites pour explorer de nouvelles façons de vivre… Chapeau !

Light and Airy in Mark Magazine #36, p. 156 to 167. Architect : Sou Fujimoto / Engineer : Jun Sato / Text : Cathelijne Nuijsink / Photos : Iwan Baan

Mark Magazine.

14 November 2010

Riverbank House by Atsushi and Mayumi Kawamoto

Kawabe No Sumika (Riverbank House) in Kikugawa, Japan by Atsushi and Mayumi Kawamoto (mA-style).

Photo © Kai Nakamura

Found at What We Do Is Secret.

6 November 2010

OM House by Sou Fujimoto Architects

Pictures by Iwan Baan photography.

Found at SpaceInvading.

6 November 2010

Lost in Sofa by Daisuke Motogi Architecture

Japanese studio Daisuke Motogi Architecture presented this armchair for holding and hiding things at DesignTide Tokyo 2010 earlier this week.

An easiest way to lose your keys.

Found at dezeen.

30 October 2010

Sumikiri House by y+Mdo

Maison de y+Mdo, bureau japonais qui m’était inconnu jusqu’à aujourd’hui. L’utilisation de parois en treillis métallique est plutôt intéressante, quoi que possiblement aliénant.

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A house by y+Mdo, a japanese office unknown to me until today. The use of a metallic grating is quite interesting, but maybe alienating.


A plain-woven iron grating on the façade of the house suspends out of the the missing corner and creates an interesting mix of transparency and privacy.  Although the grating works as a partition, it provide a brightness and a perspective with inside the room where is not large. Sumikiri House achieves a moderate distance and relation between the client and their neighbors. The design of the corner cutoff and plain-woven grating achieves both transparency of perspective visibility and secured privacy in addition efficiently utilizing the narrow lot.

Found at archdaily.

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