Scale crossing / thought experiment
Scale crossing / thought experiment

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On this page, reference works are categorized for each proposed element.

​ Target works are National Architecture Student Award, National Graduation Design Award, JIA Master Design Exhibition, Tokyo Architecture Collection, Sendai Design League, Ara Brick Graduation Design Exhibition, National Joint Design Exhibition, Chubu Graduation Design Exhibition, Diploma Kyoto, Design Review, Hase Ko Competition, Daiwa House Competition, ERI Student Competition, Daito Kensetsu Competition, Furic Competition, Public Space Competition. In addition, we will categorize related videos, books, magazines, and buildings, aiming to be one of the largest and most advanced architectural design platforms.

Creation of heaven and earth / Space examination by scale and shape

Outline of work

Imagine a certain form. It is a so-called "Non scale" world in which there are only forms without standards such as size, length, width, height, and depth. Still, there is only a form in which no space has been created.
There is an almost infinite scale between small things that you can put in your palm and landscapes that far exceed your physical sensations. And, although the criteria for value judgment by them differ from person to person, there is only an implicit decision that is close to nothing in a world where there is only a scale where there is no object, and there is no space.
In other words, no space is created individually from the above-mentioned shape and scale. I think that space is created by the coexistence of these two conditions.
By applying the shape from the paper to the scale, the part that was just a wrinkle of the paper becomes a space, and the folded paper part becomes a space like a huge roof. Or, if you make it huge, it becomes a space like a landscape. You may feel overwhelmed by the huge space and feel the tension, or you may feel the stability in the small gaps and the gentle curves of the hills. Although it is a simple space operation, the feeling of the space is slightly different.
It becomes a space only when the scale is accompanied by a shape, and I think that various space values are lurking in it. It is a minimum condition of space, but it is also an opportunity to become an architecture. The main purpose of this research is to pay attention to the fact that space is established and to visualize it.

Architecture from joints-  Architectural construction method across scales  ---

I am interested in the "constructability" of architecture.
I had the opportunity to be involved in the construction of the implementation in the laboratory. It was a series of work of considering the fit on 1/1, going to the site, and facing the things that actually appeared. I realized that the wall, which was drawn with just a double line in the design task of the university, is actually made up of many members such as LGS, structural plywood, PB, painting, and wiring. It was a valuable experience that made me feel the difficulty of actually making it, and at the same time, the joy and joy of making it, which I had never experienced in the design tasks of the university so far. I felt the fun of architecture "beyond" that I couldn't study at university.
The purpose of this research and design is to gain a new perspective on the "constructability" of architecture by targeting "joints", which have not been in the limelight until now.
Architecture is formed as a complex of matter, matter, and various members. Therefore, this seemingly modest detail of "joint" is indispensable for connecting them, and it can be said that it is a part where the constructive wisdom and technology of architecture crystallize.
In addition, by defining the joint as "between XX and XX", we are trying to touch the "constructability" of architecture in an area that crosses the scale and goes beyond the original details.
Specifically, we analyzed 18 works by 8 architects with characteristic joints, and extracted "joint pattern language" from them. In the design, this will be used to design a city park with a library.

A flock of lights

Like the light on the foundations of old wooden houses, the Japanese have long been close to the natural shape, accepting and living together dexterously without resisting its inconvenience. Gives light to the present age surrounded by convenient things. A lump of ice is thrown into a concrete formwork, and the reaction of natural objects that occurs at the boundary between melting ice and solidified concrete creates diverse fields and communities with standards and natural shapes. An attempt to reexamine the enjoyment of the inconvenience that Japanese apartments should have in the future.

Enlarged display of smallness

Just as small things gather to form a city, we collect "gadgets" that have a "small city-likeness" that we don't usually care about to form an apartment house. These "gadgets" are trivial in the city, such as natural irregularities, and are involved in daily life, such as taking out garbage. Each one is partial and disjointed, but by collecting and combining them in a one-stroke architectural cross section, it becomes a public scale, and a small town-like atmosphere becomes a point of contact between people and houses, and between houses and towns. This apartment house has a magnified display of "small town-likeness", and by wrapping up small things and events, it spreads to the town without converging, creating a new landscape of life.

Apartment house with 10 resolutions

No matter how much you say an apartment house, the current situation is that each life is independent like a single-family house. Is it possible to create a space with the same diagram at different times in an apartment house?
Cities and architecture, like resolution, look different depending on the scale at which they are viewed. Isn't the scale of gathering similar? Therefore, we introduced the observer's viewpoint of scale and proposed the ideal way of setting at the selected 10 resolutions.

Infiltrating city ~ moiré habitat ~

We create spaces with different heights, widths and depths of 1,000. There are 1,000 different things here and there are things done. Cities have different functions, places, and different scales according to history. And different scales are gathered in this apartment house. They create various functions, places, and history depending on the size and shape of the space. The gradation of space created in this apartment complex gently connects the city and our home. In this housing complex, people and things constantly grow according to time and use, just as the city breathes and metabolizes. It happens with the growth of the surrounding cities.

ODEN HOUSING

Until modern times, the context has been repainted and its fragments often appear and disappear in the city. This plan is a 21st century house for aggregating torn contexts and reconstructing the city.
The site is surrounded by buildings like a birdcage. By consolidating the past context of the countryside, the dense community, and the current closure of the site, and using the greatest common divisor as the answer, the area Reveal the uniqueness of.
In a nutshell, we planned a landscape of stilt settlements like "oden" and a margin of a city where people's activities were crowded. The ground is a place where functions and possessions are not limited. Yes, both residents and local residents can share one big space and use it as an extension of their lives. Residents get the sky and forest, and neighbors get new urban experiences.
This plan is proliferative in principle. The front road becomes a neighborhood for pedestrians and expands with the rebuilding of mini-development. The city is transformed and renewed while people live affluently.

​~ Related architect ~
Algorithmic Architecture

Algorithm architecture is a design method that uses information processing technology and involves fine discrete processes with fine resolution, and redefines the relationship between nature and humans, and the relationship between nature and act = artificial construction. Nature is an infinite continuum, but when human interpretation is added to it in the process of design, it is inevitably "discretized" into finite elements. An algorithm is also a method for discretizing and understanding nature, but unlike the conventional coarse resolution discretization process up to modern times, it discretizes nature with finer resolution and nature as a continuum. It is an attempt to get as close as possible to itself.

​~ Related architectural ideas ~
Algorithmic Architecture

Algorithm architecture is a design method that uses information processing technology and involves fine discrete processes with fine resolution, and redefines the relationship between nature and humans, and the relationship between nature and act = artificial construction. Nature is an infinite continuum, but when human interpretation is added to it in the process of design, it is inevitably "discretized" into finite elements. An algorithm is also a method for discretizing and understanding nature, but unlike the conventional coarse resolution discretization process up to modern times, it discretizes nature with finer resolution and nature as a continuum. It is an attempt to get as close as possible to itself.

[2] Architectural design / work pattern of each proposal process

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[E2] Subjective proposal of form

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[C2] Subjective proposal of the program

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[F2] Subjective proposal of space
[1] Evaluation items for architectural design and each proposal process

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[D1] Objective evaluation of design method

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[B1] Objective evaluation of the site

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[F1] Objective evaluation of space