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sumika projects
Nov 12, 2008
update on sumika project by sou fujimoto, toyo ito, terunobu fujimori and taira nishizawa
dec 15, 2008
update on sumika project by sou fujimoto, toyo ito, terunobu fujimori and taira nishizawa


‘coal house’ by terunobu fujimori
image © galchonok
 
 
 
last month designboom reported on the sumika projects by sou fujimoto, toyo ito, terunobu fujimori and taira nishizawa. the project, which was commissioned by tokyo gas co., ltd, are a series of residential units, which include a central pavilion that will use gas as its main source of energy. here is an update of the project with photographs taken by galchonok who was lucky enough to see the sumika project in its completion.


the layers which make up the ‘coal house’
image © galchonok

 

 


‘house before house’ by sou fujimoto
image © galchonok

 

 


the exterior stairs and landings of the ‘house before house’
image © galchonok

 

 


the ‘sumika pavilion’ by toyo ito
image © galchonok

 

 


the pavilion is constructed out of planks of wood which linearly create the effect of breaking glass
image © galchonok

 

 


house by taira nishizawa
image © galchonok

 

 


perpendicular panels extend from the house’s exterior walls
image © galchonok

 

 

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sumika project by sou fujimoto, toyo ito, terunobu fujimori and taira nishizawa
see more images on galchonok’s flickr photostream

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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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