Junya Ishigami

House & restaurant . Yamaguchi

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Junya Ishigami and Associates . photos: © Satoru EMOTO . + arqa

I am thinking about architecture that is like a rock. When I gaze at a rock I become fascinated by its diversity and complexity. This may be due to the serendipity that occurs within the process of rock formation.

Some rocks remind me of the shape of a face, and other ones remind me of a saw. There are rocks with huge holes, and others that are as enormous as a mountain. Rocks are solid structures that are also sculptural; they are landscapes that can shape a space with infinite variations. Continue reading Junya Ishigami