Jutaku - Japanese Houses
Quirky, surprising and entertaining - with more than 400 houses, Jutaku is architecture at the speed of Japan. Essential reading for architects, designers and fans of contemporary Japanese culture. Contains houses by many of Japan's most famous architects including Shigeru Ban, Sou Fujimoto, Kengo Kuma, Kazuyo Sejima, Jun Igarashi and Shuhei Endo. Evokes the directness and immediacy of Pinterest and Instagram feeds, which will appeal to young and non-traditional audiences. Introduction by Tokyo-based architectural writer Naomi Pollock provides context without clutter.
Naomi Pollock is an American architect who lives in Tokyo where she writes about design in Japan. Her work has appeared in numerous publications on both sides of the Pacific, including A+U, Dwell, Jutakutokushu, Wallpaper* and Architectural Record for whom she is the Special International Correspondent. In addition, she is the author of Modern Japanese House and Hitoshi Abe (both published by Phaidon Press), Made in Japan: 100 New Products, as well as the co-author of New Architecture in Japan.