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first image house N, oita, japan, 2008 image © iwan baan image courtesy sou fujimoto architects designboom met japanese architect sou fujimoto in tokyo on october 31st, 2008. in 2000 he established his own architectural practice. his most recent projects include 'the final wooden house' and 'house N'. our interview with him is now online - you can read it in full here . db: describe your style, like a good friend of yours would describe it. I call it 'primitive future'. a sort of primitive situation that relates to the human 'cave'
Architects: Sou Fujimoto Architects Location: Oita, Japan Project Team: Yumiko Nogiri Structural Consultant: Jun Sato Structural Engineers Design Year: 2006-2007 Construction Year: 2007-2008 Site Area: 236,57 sqm Constructed Area: 150,57 sqm Photographer: Iwan Baan A home for two plus a dog. The house itself is comprised of three shells of progressive size nested inside one another. The outermost shell covers the entire premises, creating a covered, semi-indoor garden . Second shell encloses a limited space inside the covered outdoor space.