Sou Fujimoto: House NA (2)

Toyo Ito Interview in Omishima: Architecture then, now and next 2-2

I spent a morning with Toyo Ito on Omishima island in 2018, where the Toyo Ito Museum of Architecture, Imabari opened an exhibit “Protecting = Creating the Sacred Island of Omishima.” Enjoy Ito’s inspiring story of architecture then, now and next.

Toyo Ito Interview in Omishima: Architecture then, now and next 1 (2)

I spent a morning with Toyo Ito on Omishima island in 2018, where the Toyo Ito Museum of Architecture, Imabari opened an exhibit “Protecting = Creating the Sacred Island of Omishima.” Enjoy Ito’s inspiring story of architecture then, now and next.

Kengo Kuma: Nagaoka City Hall Aore

Nagaoka City Hall Aore, 2012, designed by Kengo Kuma. The exterior leverages local wood products such as Echiko cedar.

Cool Door designs

Cool door designes, from old to modern, found in different places.

遊動の家 (Yudo no ie) by Makoto Tanijiri

遊動の家 (yudo-no-ie) was designed by Makoto Tanijiri for the House VIsion 2016. It showcased a super modern nomadic life style for a person who’d constantly travel around the world.

Rental Space Tower by Sou Fujimoto: Photo gallery

Rental Space Tower was designed by Sou Fujimoto as part of the exhibition “House Vision 2016,” an inspirational initiative spearheaded by Kenya Hara.

Kengo Kuma: Oribe no Chashitsu

Japanese architect Kengo Kuma designed unique chashitsu (traditional Japanese tea room) as an hommage to Furita Oribe, prestigious Tea Master who added avant-garde style to Tea Ceremony.

Kengo Kuma: Great Bamboo Wall

The Great Bamboo Wall (2002) is one of Kuma’s most widely known works.

Kengo Kuma: Tee Haus at the National Textile and Industrial Museum in Augsburge, Germany