JA+U Interviews Japanese Architect Shinichi Ogawa

In this video, JA+U interviews minimalist Japanese architect Shinichi Ogawa of Shinichi Ogawa and Associates.  Ogawa describes the “austerity” and “organization” of minimalist design in regard to different projects.  In residences, where flexibility and options are important, he says that the minimalistic approach grants a wide range of possibilities, providing open and flexible spaces that connect with the site. Ogawa describes the a range of projects that use simple forms and expressions to interact with the environment and accentuate the surroundings.

Enjoy the interview and check out some of Shinichi Ogawa’s projects on ArchDaily: The Luminous House and The Minimalist House.

Cite: Irina Vinnitskaya. "JA+U Interviews Japanese Architect Shinichi Ogawa" 16 Oct 2012. ArchDaily. Accessed . <http://www.archdaily.com/281535/jau-interviews-japanese-architect-shinichi-ogawa-of-shinichi-ogawa-and-associates/>