‘aimai house’venice architecture biennale 08: next gene 20   kengo kuma

top view of ‘aimai house’
japanese architect kengo kuma designed ‘aimai house’ for the next-gene 20 project.
made from natural material, found in the local area the ‘aimai house’ consists of a horizontal roof,
glass and mesh. he incorporated glass and mesh into his design so the interior and exterior were
no longer separated. for the overall design he attempted to blend architecture into the landscape.
venice architecture biennale 08: next gene 20   kengo kuma
random edges of wooden louvers are applied for the walls and roof
venice architecture biennale 08: next gene 20   kengo kuma
model of ‘aimai house’
image © designboom

venice architecture biennale 08: next gene 20   kengo kuma image © designboom

more:
http://www.kkaa.co.jp
http://www.next-gene20.com