sou fujimoto: inside outside tree
 
sou fujimoto: inside outside tree sou fujimoto: inside outside tree
aug 02, 2010

sou fujimoto: inside outside tree

image: pasi aaltojapanese architect sou fujimoto explores the boundaries between interior and exterior with ‘inside outside tree’ currently on display as part of ‘1:1 – architects build small spaces’ at the V&A museum in london. the structure is made from sheets of clear acrylic which have been cut into variously shaped polygons and bound together using zip ties. the concept behind the work makes reference to ‘engawa’, the japanese word for the platform that separates the house from the garden. in foujimoto’s work, the viewer can see inside and outside at once. the cube shape connects to the tree form inside forming a single volume surrounding the tree. fujimoto describes the piece as ‘a transparent tree shape but the tree is not a tree but a void of tree’.

image: pasi aalto

image: pasi aalto

image: pasi aalto

image: pasi aalto

image: pasi aalto

image: pasi aalto

image: pasi aalto

image: pasi aalto

  • This idea seems to be inspired by googlesketchup.

    Chaos says:
  • Wasn’t impressed by this one when I saw it, definitely not as good as some of the others on show.

    Anon says:

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