Category: architects

Hey everybody 👋, new posts will be online on the weekend!!! Write me if you got any suggestions…

Hey everybody 👋, new posts will be online on the weekend!!! Write me if you got any suggestions…

Michael Green: Why we should build wooden skyscrapers Building…

Michael Green: Why we should build wooden skyscrapers

Building a skyscraper? Forget about steel and concrete, says architect Michael Green, and build it out of … wood. As he details in this intriguing talk, it’s not only possible to build safe wooden structures up to 30 stories tall (and, he hopes, higher), it’s necessary ( 4 more check the link and/or the internet 😉 )

Tokyo’s impermanent skinny house made to age well with…

Tokyo’s impermanent skinny house made to age well with owners by -video: Kirsten Dirksen/ youtube 

Inheritance taxes on land in Japan means plots often get smaller as they are passed on. This “divide and sell” phenomenon in Tokyo translates into some very tiny home sites. When architects Masahiro and Mao Harada were tasked with creating a home on a lot only 2 meters (6.5 feet) wide at its narrowest point, they chose to interpret small as “near” and use the small scale to their advantage…    

—> Mount Fuji Architects : http://fuji-studio.jp