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Friday’s Dream

何年も前のことになるが、生まれも育ちもロサンゼルスの友人に、「ロスのどの地域で育ったんだね?」と聞いたことがある。彼が胸を張り誇らしげに「ハリウッドヒルズさ。」と返事をしたことをよく覚えている。詳しく聞いたことはないが、父親は映画界の大物だったそうだ。

マリブの海岸沿いの家も良いが、海とロスのダウンタウンの夜景を一望できるハリウッドの丘の家に勝るものはない、と、常日頃思っている。南仏の地中海を見下ろす景色も美しいが、太平洋を見て育ってきた自分にとっては、ハリウッドの丘からの太平洋の眺望の方が遥かに有り難い。

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GINGER (2008)


Photo © Katsutoshi Sasaki
 
I asked the architect for a one-line comment on this house.

「触手のように風景に伸びていく住宅」

I liked what Katsutoshi Sasaki wrote me back – “a house that stretches out towards fields like tentacles” Continue Reading

Emerging Architect

There will be no posts by Gero this week, who is engaged in rush work and at the site the whole week. While he is away from his computer, I will feature, Katsutoshi Sasaki, a still unknown young architect based in Toyota (The home of Toyota Motor Corporation).

Born in 1976, after working for Norisada Maeda for a few years, Katsutoshi Sasaki has designed some interesting houses and buildings. I feel his work deserves some attention and am happy to show a few examples of his work this week.