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Naked House / Shigeru Ban
Japanese Architecture, Residential

Naked House / Shigeru Ban

The Naked House, located in Kawagoe, Japan designed by the japanese architect Shigeru Ban provides shelter for a family with five members, including two children and the owner’s elderly mother. The owner wanted a house that “provides the least privacy so that the family members are not secluded from one another, a house that gives everyone the freedom to have individual activities in…

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Shigeru Ban
Architecture

Shigeru Ban

I believe that the material doesn’t need to be strong to be used to build a strong structure. The strength of the structure has nothing to do with strength of the material. – Shigeru Ban