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Sun 31.8.

Thermal versatility

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R-House in Tokyo blends privacy and transparency

R-House in Tokyo blends privacy and transparency

New architect-designed homes in Tokyo are often impenetrable from the street. However, this house, in an exclusive enclave, takes the opposite approach. Designed by Riccardo Tossani Architecture, the house is almost entirely glazed, with fine aluminium blades creating just a veil of privacy. “We wanted to capitalise on the views over a nearby park, as well as maximising light,” says architect, Riccardo Tossani, who worked closely with his partner, Interior architect, Atsuko Itoda. Arup Engineers also formed part of the team. “Many new homes turn their back on neighbours,” says Tossani. “The density in Tokyo often favours this approach.” (Text by Stephen Crafti)

 

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Nendo solo exhibition at the Roppongi AXIS Building in Tokyo

25 products and 25 interiors carefully selected from the 230 projects nendo has created in its 10-year history will be shown in a solo exhibition at the Roppongi AXIS Building in Tokyo.

The exhibition, which occupies the AXIS Building’s two gallery spaces, outlines the concepts and processes for each design… (more…)

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