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Wednesday Finds

House within a House: We just did our “House within a House” on Monday. I was curious to see what would come up if I googled it. I found a few nice things.
» A Daily Dose of Architecture
» Tropolism

Container House: We can never get enough of these things!
» MoCo Loco

Weekend House Alley: A nice addition to the City of Kamakura, one of our favorite towns by the sea.
» Spoon & Tamago

Foreign Designer: We recently asked Jason of Cina about being a foreign designer in Japan. Here’s more information on a similar topic.
» PingMag

Sou Fujimoto: A while back, Nobi trashed the website of this wonderful architect (I would never dare to say such a thing!). Read this Nobi, Sou Fujimoto is a man of intellect!
» designboom

More Makoto Yamaguchi

About the image on the left: I bought a copy of this book a few years ago at Barns & Noble just because the house on the cover was beautiful. If you haven’t seen the book yet, the images of the house on the cover can be found on the website of Makoto Yamaguchi who had designed this house. Makoto has just sent those images to us in BIGGER sizes, and we will be posting them on Friday. And you can of course get a copy of Japan Houses at Amazon.com.

About the image on the right: Makoto Ymaguchi’s work ranges from new buildings to the spoon, fork and knife. These utensils are are available in the US at The Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago.