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S-House – Chichibu, Japan

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Building: S-House
Location: Chichibu, Japan
Completed: 2013
Architect: Yuusuke Karasawa Architects
Structural Engineering: Alan Burden, Hiroaki Inukai
General Contractor: O’hara Architectural and Construction,Ltd / Akira Ohara,Satoshi Kikuch

AE Interests: intertwined elevated floors, intricate diagonal elevation, thin, fluoropolymer-painted steel plate

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Written by Terrell Brown

November 13, 2019 at 1:06 pm

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Japan House São Paulo – Bela Vista, Brazil

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Building: Japan House São Paulo
Location: Bela Vista, Brazil
Completed: 2017
Architect: FGMF, Kengo Kuma & Associates
Wood Structures: Ejiri Architectural Design Office
Construction: Toda Construction

AE Interests: washi interior facade, wired Kiso hinoki cypress supported by carbon fiber, museum

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Written by Terrell Brown

November 13, 2019 at 1:06 pm

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IDUMI Cafe + Residence – Chofu, Japan

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Building: IDUMI Cafe + Residence
Location: Chofu, Japan
Completed: 2017
Architect: Tenhachi Architect & Interior Design
Construction: OGAWA co

AE Interests: wood frame structure, diagonal structural columns, concrete casing, cafe and residential

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Written by Terrell Brown

November 13, 2019 at 1:05 pm

Posted in Built