Video: House NA / Sou Fujimoto Architects

Shinkenchiku brings you an exclusive inside tour of the contemporary House NA, designed by Sou Fujimoto Architects. Thin, steel poles delicately support the transparent “pile of boxes” at varying heights. In an interview conducted by F.W. Monocle, explains, “In one way the house is like a single space, but each room is also a tiny space of its own. The clients said they wanted to live like nomads within the house – they didn’t have specific plans for each room. The house looks radical but for the clients it seemed quite natural.”

Cite: Rosenfield, Karissa. "Video: House NA / Sou Fujimoto Architects" 01 Nov 2011. ArchDaily. Accessed 16 Sep 2014. <>


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    Can someone explain the HVAC and environment in that area? I’d like to know. Very nice project though!

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    great house.! there is some talk about HVAC with that said

    Why is it everyone is dressed in synthetic clothing ultra thin fabric and it gets worse by the year.. to hell with HVAC buy warmer clothing of quality . then you can even go for a walk outside.

    Japanese houses are historically known to be poorly insulated not abnormal. nor will it grow mold.

    it comes down to this buy warmer clothing when its winter.

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    The concept is really, really good. But this is going to be an oven in summer and a freezer in winter.

    First condition of architecture is weather protection. I can’t just explain why fujimoto, who writes about future primitivism, ignores this (in my way of thinking) essential project strategy connecting with all his theory.

    Btw, this guy is telling us something loud and clear. It is a really good project.

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