Sou Fujimoto

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Sou Fujimoto
Sou Fujimoto 2009.jpg
(2009)
Native name 藤本 壮介
Born 1971 (age 42–43)
Hokkaido
Nationality Japanese
Alma mater University of Tokyo
Occupation Architect
Organization Sou Fujimoto Architects
Website
www.sou-fujimoto.net

Sou Fujimoto (藤本 壮介 Fujimoto Sōsuke?, born 1971) is a Japanese architect.

Born in Hokkaido in 1971,[1] he graduated from the University of Tokyo in 1994, and established his own office, Sou Fujimoto Architects, in 2000.[2] Noted for delicate light structures and permeable enclosures, Fujimoto designed several houses, and in 2013, was selected to design the temporary Serpentine Gallery pavilion in London.[3]

Selected works[edit]

  • Final Wooden House, Kumamoto, 2005-08
  • N House, Oita, 2008[4]
  • House before House, Utsunomiya, 2009[5]
  • Tokyo Apartment, Tabashi-ku, Tokyo, 2006-10[6]
  • House K, Nishinomiya, Hyogo, Japan, 2011-2013[7]
  • Serpentine Gallery Pavilion, London, 2013

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Exclusive interview: Sou Fujimoto". Gaku-gei Cafe (in Japanese). Studio OJMM. January 2011. Retrieved 23 February 2013. 
  2. ^ El Croquis Nr.151: Sou Fujimoto 2003-2010
  3. ^ Wainwright, Oliver (18 February 2013). "Sou Fujimoto's Serpentine pavilion promises a breath of fresh air". The Guardian. Guardian News and Media Limited. Retrieved 23 February 2013. 
  4. ^ de zeen magazine, 19 January 2012
  5. ^ Detail nr. "»House before House« in Utsunomiya", 2009
  6. ^ El Croquis Nr.151: "Tokyo Apartment", retrieved 26 February 2013
  7. ^ http://www.domusweb.it/en/architecture/2013/09/04/sou_fujimoto_house_k.html

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