“It’s not meant to squeeze lemons, it is meant to start conversations.” Philippe Starck, rumoured to have said this about his lemon juicer.
Junya Ishigami is one of the more recent Japanese architects I have come to know in the past year. I enjoyed reading through Another Scale of Architecture and remember how it didn’t […]
It’s not often that you get to enter a private house in a foreign country without personal contacts. Most of the time I will have a list of buildings I […]
“I really do think artists are the most important people on the planet, and if what I do is a utility and helps them, then that makes me happy. I […]
Moriyama House (2005) by Ryue Nishizawa is essentially a collection of separate volumes that make up a ‘house’. Each volume accommodates different needs and function independent from each other. Like many contemporary Japanese houses, […]
Walked around Daikanyama one winter afternoon. So peaceful and laid back, with people walking their dogs and dining in cafes. If I lived in Tokyo (and had lots of $$$) […]
My family friend took me here on my first visit to Tokyo describing it as the most stylish Tsutaya in town. Sure enough it was. The big DVD, CD and […]