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This edition of JA 54 examines detail works of architecture, with architect's esquisses,drawings and photographs.
In creating space, architecture can be said as a procedure of combing numerous materials. Space does not just emerge out of blue. Architects, through their continuous efforts, attempt to deduct certain appropriate proportion of applied materials.

Works
ESSAY:Hisao Kohyama,Koichi Yasuda
Yoshihiko Iida/Iida Archship Studio,Maki and Associates,Akira Watanabe Architects & Associates,Kazuyo Sejima+Ryue Nishizawa/SANAA,Riken Yamamoto & Field Shop,Kazuhiko Namba+KAIWorkshop,Toyo Ito & Associates, Architects,Yasushi Horibe Architect


ESSAY

Is God or the Devil in the Details?
The Return of Materials; the Decline of Space
Hisao Kohyama

Towards a New Fake Age of Materials
Kohichi Yasuda


WORKS

Nagoya Univercity Noyori Conference Hall
Nagoya Univercity Noyori Materials Science Laboratory
Yoshihiko Iida/Iida Archship Studio

Fukui Prefectural Library and Archives
Maki and Associates

Rakuyoso Kyoto
Akira Watanabe Architects & Associates

Dior Omotesando
Kazuyo Sejima+Ryue Nishizawa/SANAA

ecoms house
Riken Yamamoto & Field Shop

Box House-83
Kazuhiko Namba+KAIWorkshop

Aluminum Cottage Project
Toyo Ito & Associates, Architects

Apartment in Tamagawadenenchofu
Yasushi Horibe Architect