update on sumika project by sou fujimoto, toyo ito, terunobu fujimori and taira nishizawa 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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