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Jun Igarashi

Corridor of the Fold . Hokkaido

Jun Igarashi . Corridor of the Fold . Hokkaido afasia (9)

Jun Igarashi . photos: © Ikuya Sasaki . + architecturephoto

Charles Moore says, “When I see the map, the coastal rich variety such as bays and ports, islands and archipelagos, coves and estuaries is more interesting than a simple coastline where the land hits the ocean.” ” And the room is a spacious ocean ground architectural version.” And he says “Places like complicated topography to the ocean are Alcove etc., which enables basic human actions.” Continue reading Jun Igarashi

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Jun Igarashi

Four Rectangles . Fukushima

Jun Igarashi . Four Rectangles . Fukushima (1)

Jun Igarashi Architects . photos: © Shigeta Satoshi . + architecturephoto

I started thinking and practicing about the middle area (‘engawa’, sunroom etc.) with the airlock entrance as a trigger. I was born and grew in cold climates and continued design while living there, so I began thinking about the middle area. At the beginning of my design I had a consciousness of “a middle area to protect”. It is a space “between” the human consciousness from the inner space to the outer space. This resembles the process of Alva Aalto architecture, which was built against the Northern European severity of nature. Continue reading Jun Igarashi

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Jun Igarashi

Roof+Rectangular . Hokkaido

Jun Igarashi . Roof+Rectangular . Hokkaido (1)

jun igarashi architects . photos: © Ikuya Sasaki . + architecturephoto

I keep on design activities in Hokkaido, so most of my projects ran there. By designing in a remarkably cold, I continued thinking on response to completely different contexts from other areas. They are mainly “cold” and “snow”. Of course there are other various things to deal with, but these contexts have the great impact. In this state, I felt the possibility of “a windbreak room” and thought about the expansion and diversity. Continue reading Jun Igarashi