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sumika projects
Nov 12, 2008
sumika projects by sou fujimoto, toyo ito, terunobu fujimori and taira nishizawa
nov 12, 2008
sumika projects by sou fujimoto, toyo ito, terunobu fujimori and taira nishizawa



sumika projects by sou fujimoto, toyo ito, terunobu fujimori and taira nishizawa

 

 

 

tokyo gas co., ltd., is japan’s largest supplier of natural gas for both residential and business consumption. for their ‘sumika project’, they teamed up with japanese architects toyo ito, sou fujimoto, terunobu fujimori and taira nishizawa. each of the architects are responsible for designing a built structure on the project site. the concept behind sumika is to provide new residential units, buildings and a main pavilion that will use gas as their main source of energy.

 

 

 

the main pavilion is a communal space that is meant to bring people together, to gather and interact with one another. with the increasing amount of people living in apartments in urban areas, homes have become uniform and monotonous. the aim of the sukima project is to provide more primitive, free and prosperous housing which connects to nature and awakens the five senses.


sou fujimoto and toyo ito


terunobu fujimori and taira nishizawa


by sou fujimoto


by toyo ito


by taira nishizawa


by terunobu fujimori

 

 

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sumika project: http://kenchiku.tokyo-gas.co.jp/sumika_project
tokyo gas co., ltd.: www.tokyo-gas.co.jp

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