Maki Yoshimura Architecture Office | MYAO . photos: © Tomohiro Sakashita
Eclectic house addition in the prefecture of Mie, Japan. Continue reading MYAO
The building is located in Poble Nou, one of Barcelona’s historic districts. Its most characteristic features are the ceramic brick that has built the factories and their chimneys and a proportion of vertical windows which is very characteristic of traditional architecture.
In recent years, most of the architecture that has been built there has proposed falsely modern iconic buildings based on curtain wall and steel, which have little to do with the past of the place. Undoubtedly this has diminished the quality of the public space. Continue reading BAAS
A listed court house designed by architect Albert Brenner (a student of Gustav Gull) dating back to 1906 has been refurbished and extended. The building and the complex as a whole have a newly created duality which restructures the site, creating a direct dialogue between the existing and the new building. The house-shaped volume of the extension is consistent in its geometrical, spatial and constructive references to the old building. Continue reading Abraha Achermann
Issei Suda (b. 1940 – d. 2019) began his long and celebrated career in 1967 as a stage photographer of avantgarde Japanese theatre. His travels through Japan during the early 1970s inspired much of his work at the time and concentrated on street scenes. Continue reading Issei Suda