Fujimori

Charred Cedar House by Terunobu Fujimori

August 30, 2009

Charred Cedar House by Terunobu Fujimori

This house is called the Yakisugi or “charred cedar” house. Japanese architect Terunobu Fujimori is using a traditional Japanese technique of charring as a way to finish and preserve wood. See another charcoal house by Fujimori here.

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Terunobu Fujimori, Japanese architecture historian turned architect

February 7, 2009

Terunobu Fujimori, Japanese architecture historian turned architect

Terunobu Fujimori has been called the world’s only “surreal architect.” Obviously this is false, but there is a fantastical quality about his work that isn’t typical among architects, even when they’re trying for the new, strange or sci-fi.

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