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Blurring Architecture

Kanagawa Institute of Technology / Junya Ishigami + Associates
Educational & Sports Facilities, Japanese Architecture

Kanagawa Institute of Technology / Junya Ishigami + Associates

Kanagawa Institute of Technology, KAIT workshop, near Tokyo is the first project in which Ishigami succeeds in expanding the idea of blurring spaces. This project has become an ambiguous space, which no longer has any visible identifiable boundaries. Ishigami says about his interest in architecture: “A quality of nature is that it is governed by certain rules which at the same…

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Japanese Architecture, Residential

Sou Fujimoto / House N

French architect and filmmaker Vincent Hecht recently revisited Sou Fujimoto‘s House N, seven years after its completion, as part of his ongoing Japanese Collection series. Nestled within a traditional Oita neighborhood, the renowned family home resembles “living among the clouds,” as Fujimoto once described. A rich layering of space carefully eliminates the notion of distinct boundaries, allowing a subtle shift in program to place a heightened awareness on…

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UID Architects
Japanese Architecture, Residential

Atelier-bisque doll / UID Architects

This Atelier and Residential House in Minoh City by Japanese UID Architects blurs boundaries between interior and outdoors architecture (photos by Hiroshi Ueda). UID Architects Atelier-bisque doll technical information Architects: UID Architects Location: Minoh, Osaka, Japan Design Team: Keisuke Maeda Program: Residential house Site Area: 328.16 sqm Total Floor Area: 151.25 sqm Area: 151.25 sqm Project Year: 2009 Photographs: © Hiroshi Ueda, ©…

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Hiroshima Hut / Suppose Design Office
Japanese Architecture, Residential

Suppose Design Office – Hiroshima Hut

This rural Japanese house by Suppose Design Office features sunken rooms and see-through walls, designed to allow residents to observe and interact with wild animals bluring boundaries between interior and exterior architecture (photos by Toshiyuki Yano). Suppose Design Office – Hiroshima Hut technical information Architects: Suppose Design Office Location: Hiroshima, Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan Project year: 2014 Architect in Charge: Makoto Tanijiri, Ai Yoshida…

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