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VDM Publication | Kazuo Shinohara: The Umbrella House Project

VDM Publication | Kazuo Shinohara: The Umbrella House Project

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Designer | Vitra Design Museum

The wooden house’s post-and-beam construction references traditional Japanese domesticand temple architecture.Experts from Japan and Europe supervised thedismantling of the house in Tokyo and its reassembly in Weil am Rhein. 

The book traces the long journey of the Umbrella House in lavishillustrations including impressions from 1960s Japan, architectural designs andplans, and photographs that document its dismantling and reassembly or show thehouse in its new location. Texts by Ryue Nishizawa (SANAA), Shin-ichi Okuyama,and David B. Stewart discuss the Umbrella House against the background ofJapanese architectural discourse between 1960 and the present. 

Details: 120 pages, approx. 80 images, Hardcover, screen pricing

Dimensions:  180 x 250Hmm

Lead time: 12 - 14 weeks

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