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En yu-An / Fumihiko Sano

En yu-An / Fumihiko Sano

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© Daisuke Shimokawa /Nacása&Partners Inc
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Text description provided by the architects. This is the salon and the showroom by Maruwakaya – the company which produces “monozukuri” (which means a craftsmanship or art of design and manufacturing) that links traditional crafts to Contemporary art.

© Daisuke Shimokawa /Nacása&Partners Inc
© Daisuke Shimokawa /Nacása&Partners Inc

The counter made from Japanese cedar is employed as the center of the room; also, we designed the room by applying only the lintels, the sills, and the pillars.

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The heights of each lintel are properly changed, and the numbers of the pillars are limited. The arrangements of the lintels and the pillars are appropriately organized in the room.

© Daisuke Shimokawa /Nacása&Partners Inc
© Daisuke Shimokawa /Nacása&Partners Inc

These arrangements of the lintels and the pillars make visitors unconsciously sense the variation of the space.

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Address:Taitō, Tokyo, Japan

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Cite: "En yu-An / Fumihiko Sano" 06 Jun 2014. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/512716/en-yu-an-fumihiko-sano> ISSN 0719-8884

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