Sou Fujimoto – House NA

image © : Iwan Baan

image © : Iwan Baan

It sometimes seems that no matter what else happens in architecture, the Japanese single family house is an endless source of new designs. Although these buildings – typified by a compactness, unity of material and formal expression, and more often than not a stark minimalism that borders on the uninhabitable – can seem contrived, this cannot be said of the work of Sou Fujimoto, easily one of the most consistently intelligent of the current generation of Japanese architects. And with the new House NA in Tokyo, he has really outdone himself.

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