Sou Fujimoto’s most interesting projects
Born on 4 August 1971 in Higashikagura, Hokkaido, Japan, Sou Fujimoto is
an internally recognized Japanese architect, best known for his extensive use of permeable enclosures and subtle light structures. He went to school at the University of Tokyo, where he graduated in 1994 before establishing the world-renowned Sou Fujimoto Architects in 2000.
Sou has designed multiple buildings and structures of notice across Europe and Japan, including London’s temporary Serpentine Gallery Pavilion and Children’s Centre for Psychiatric Rehabilitation, Hokkaido. His works are part of permanent collections of Smithsonian Design Museum, Cooper Hewitt, and Museum of Modern Art (MoMA).
Minimalism has become more than a fanciful idea or trend. Instead, it’s now a way of life for many people around the world. Sou Fujimoto captures the essence of minimalism through his House H. Through it, the audience gets a chance to see how space is now highly-priced due to its deficiency. You learn a […]
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The choice of location for the House N project is quite symbolic as it sits at the center of an area that is practically dominated by 2-storey, pitched tiles roof, timber huts. To passers-by and everyone who sees it, the question is ‘who lives there?’. The answer to that question is simple – everyone. According
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Fujimoto’s temporary structure was created using 20mm white steel poles that were arranged in a complex latticework or interlacing pattern that appeared to emerge from the ground as an iridescent matrix would. Taking up space in 350 square meters of lawn right at the forefront of the Serpentine Gallery, Fujimoto’s structure was delicately balanced with
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