Yoyogi House
How do we come to terms with the modern city? How do we LIVE in the modern city? These are large questions for what is, after all, such a small house. But it is at this scale, where there is literally no room for really big gestures, nor freedom to make unrestricted choices, where the answers to such exaggerated questions are essential.

The site we were presented with by the client is typical of Tokyo’s older residential areas – defined by narrow streets whose character emerges more from the individual choices of the homeowners than from any comprehensive…...


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