atelier bow wow at venice architecture biennale 2010
atelier bow wow at venice architecture biennale 2010 atelier bow wow at venice architecture biennale 2010
sep 19, 2010

atelier bow wow at venice architecture biennale 2010

‘house behaviorology’ by atelier bow wow at the venice architecture biennale 2010 image © designboom

for the 12th international architecture biennale in venice, italy, atelier bow-wow presents a visual anthology of their dwelling projects in an exhibition entitled, ‘house behaviorology’. since the firm’s inception in 1992, the studio has been interested in the elements and behaviour of the micro/macroclimates in our living environment, of people, and buildings. the accurately detailed models present in venice focus on illustrating space as a component of living, demonstrate the power of physical models, as well as showcase the diverse design approach of the practice.

exhibition view image © designboom

1:20 model of ‘nora house’ (2006) image © designboom

momoyo kaijima of atelier bow-wow portrait © designboom

(left) ‘beach house’ (right) ‘double chimney’ images © designboom

model of ‘double chimney’ house by atelier bow-wow (2008) image © designboom

entrance image © designboom

‘double chimney’ info:

location: karuizawa, nagano, japan site area: 1, 280.68 m2 building area: 155.12 m2 structure: wood frame

photographs of ‘double chimney’ images courtesy atelier bow-wow

exhibition view image © designboom

model of ‘pony garden’ by atelier bow-wow (2008) image © designboom

images © designboom

‘pony garden’ info:

location: sagamihara, kanagawa, japan site area: 468.75 m2 building area: 38.36 m2 total floor area: 71.72 m2 structure: wood frame

photographs of ‘pony garden’ images courtesy atelier bow-wow

(left) 1:20 model of ‘house & atelier bow-wow’ image © designboom (right) interior shots of the house images courtesy atelier bow-wow

‘house & atelier bow wow’ info:

location: shinjuku-ku, tokyo site area: 109.03 m2 building area: 59.76 m2 total floor area: 211.27 m2 structure: reinforced concrete and steel frame

atelier bow-wow has also built a bigger model of ‘house & atelier bow-wow’ for the japanese pavilion at the venice pavilion. to see images and read about the installation, click here.

‘droog townhouse’ by atlier bow-wow images © designboom

to read and see more images of ‘droog townhouse’, click here.

stay tuned for more images from atelier bow-wow’s ‘house behaviorology’ as designboom continues to cover this year’s venice architecture biennale.

  • super nice

    LML says:
  • agreed

    LH says:
  • Beautiful work. Beautiful pics. Thanks for sharing.

    WuCru says:
  • i especially like the split houses very creative!

    njeri says:
  • Awesome!!!

    tom says:
  • what i really loved, and pretty much made by visit to the Biennale, is that bow-wow’s houses are lovely, practically the best thing there, and they use our stacking chair in their houses. you can see them in the videos, drawings and models.
    (I want to add an image, but I don’t seem able to)
    Edward Tadros
    Chairman of ercol

    Edward Tadros says:
  • Superb. Great way to visualise the spatial areas of a particular design. Thanks for sharing d;-)

    Jetwax says:

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