Home in on Japan's postwar architecture

Style & Design May 30, 2015

Home in on Japan's postwar architecture

by Daisuke Kikuchi

In the 1960s, architect Kazuo Shinohara made a famous comment in Shinkenchiku magazine: "Residence is art. ... Residence should be outside of what is believed as architecture, it should rather be considered as a form of art, like paintings and sculptures." A bold statement ...