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Sou Fujimoto

Architecture, Japanese Architecture

Sou Fujimoto Conference: Between Nature and Architecture

In this Current Work lecture, titled “Between Nature and Architecture,” Fujimoto presents three conceptual early works and six recent projects. The early unbuilt projects, conceived of following his graduation from the University of Tokyo in 1994, illustrate the formation of principles that have carried through to today, including abandonment of solid walls and the design of spaces without fixed function.

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Toyo Ito Sendai Mediatheque in MOMA
Architecture, Japanese Architecture

A Japanese Constellation in MOMA: Toyo Ito, SANAA, and Beyond

With the title of A Japanese Constellation: Toyo Ito, SANAA, and Beyond the MoMa exhibition will focus on the network of architects and designers that has developed around Pritzker Prize winner Toyo Ito. MoMa exhibition information Gallery: MoMA, New York Dates: March 13th – June 4th 2016 Architects works: Toyo Ito, Kazuyo Sejima, Ryue Nishizawa, Sou Fujimoto, Akihisa Hirata, and…

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Sou Fujimoto Musashino library
Cultural Architecture, Japanese Architecture

Musashino Art University Museum & Library / Sou Fujimoto

This Musashino Art University Museum & Library project in Tokyo by Japanese architects Sou Fujimoto proposes a new relation between the user, books and nature. Musashino Art University Museum & Library technical information Architects: Sou Fujimoto Location: Tokyo, Japan Client: Musashino Art University Function: Library & Museum Area: 2883.18 sqm Project Year: 2010 Design Team: Sou Fujimoto, Koji Aoki, Naganobu Matsumura, Shintaro…

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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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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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