Where is the final wooden house?

I recently took advantage of jetlag to do a very early morning visit to Sou Fujimoto’s House NA, completed in 2011.

Where is the final wooden house?

Kumamoto
The Final Wooden House by Japanese architect Sou Fujimoto is a house that brings up a lot of questions. It asks if you are adventurous, if you’re up for something different, if you’re out-of-the-box. Because this playful weekend home in Kumamoto, Japan is as atypic as it gets.

When was the final wooden house built?

2008
Building Case Studies Sou Fujimoto Architects, “Final Wooden House” (2008).

When was House NA built?

I recently took advantage of jetlag to do a very early morning visit to Sou Fujimoto’s House NA, completed in 2011.

Where is House NA located?

Tokyo
“House NA”, Tokyo’s hide-and-go-see-through glass house (House NA 住所) December, 2016 update: House NA is now listed on Google Maps. It is located in the Koenji neighborhood of Tokyo, southwest of JR Koenji Station (map).

What’s inside Sosuke Fujimoto’s house na?

There’s no running around naked in Sosuke Fujimoto’s House NA. The 3-D matrix of tiny rooms and exterior terraces—all located on different floor levels—is encased almost entirely with see-through glass. Supported by a bare, white structural frame, the transparent walls reveal the interior contents to all who pass by.

What is the story behind Fujimoto’s White Tree House?

Sou Fujimoto states, “The white steel-frame structure itself shares no resemblance to a tree. Yet the life lived and the moments experienced in this space is a contemporary adaptation of the richness once experienced by the ancient predecessors from the time when they inhabited trees.

What makes House na different from Nishizawa’s Moriyama house?

As with Nishizawa’s Moriyama House, it discreetly melts into its immediate urban landscape, continuing the line of other humble buildings in the street. It has the same height, setback and massing, essentially, as everything around it. Yet House NA soon reveals a completely different organisation of space within that volume.

What is house Na in the new Tokyo?

Beyond its conceptual function in the new Tokyo, House NA is also just a remarkably beautiful object, no matter how crass that might sound. The glass in front of the rippling white curtains, contained by the white frames and panels, the glowing early morning sunlight flowing through it all.