N House : By Sou Fujimoto Architects

Posted on November 1, 2010


Oita, Japan
Sou Fujimoto Architects
Post By:Kitticoon Poopong
Sou Fujimoto subverts common notions of inside and out, public and private, solid and void with the N House in Japan

Photo © Iwan Baan
A tidy package with a porous wrapping, N House is a set of three nesting boxes that span the scales of city and domicile. Instead of sharply dividing private and public domains, the white shells contain a gradation of progressively more intimate spaces. Balancing solid surfaces and large openings, the boxes provide protection from prying eyes while promoting good neighborly relations.
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