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Glass

Exterior View The Retreat: Creek Vean House / Team 4
Residential

The Retreat: Creek Vean House / Team 4

In 1966, Team 4 completed its first project on the southern coast of Cornwall. Set in the ground, the cockpit-like structure has a trapezoid concrete shell, with built-in seats alongside a small kitchen including a stove. The seating zone was secured by a glass covering portrayed as a “complex, crystalline polyhedron”.

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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

House NA / Sou Fujimoto Architects

This Tokyo house NA by Japanese architect Sou Fujimoto has hardly any walls and looks like scaffolding (photos by Iwan Baan). Sou Fujimoto House Na technical information Architects: Sou Fujimoto Architects Location: Tokyo, Japan Typology : Residential / House Material: Glass, Steel Area: 592.0 sqm Project Year: 2010 Photographs: Iwan Baan The white steel-frame structure itself shares no resemblance to a tree. Yet the life…

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