MOKUZAI會館 山梨知彥/日建設計+武行岡田克/ NSD The headquarters of the Tokyo Lumber Wholesalers Association has a facade crafted from Japanese cypress, forming engawa porches outside each floor. In order to conform to Tokyo’s stringent fire code, the main structure is reinforced concrete. Robotic CNC cutters were used to join the timbers, adapting traditional joinery techniques.
Vertikaler Garten in Tokio - Wohnhaus von Ryue Nishizawa
The House and Garden Building, Tokyo. Designed by Japanese architect Ryue Nishizawa. The house has no facade and no interior walls. Instead there are floor-to-ceiling windows, curtains and an array of plants that define boundaries between spaces. Private residence.