Author Archives: Takeru Nakata

Architecture United with Nature

  Takasugian “No architecture is natural;” architect Tenrunobu Fujimori said this in an interview. Even though architecture can be built using only natural materials, Fujimori thinks that nothing is natural as long as it includes straight and flat lines. “Nothing

Architecture United with Nature

  Takasugian “No architecture is natural;” architect Tenrunobu Fujimori said this in an interview. Even though architecture can be built using only natural materials, Fujimori thinks that nothing is natural as long as it includes straight and flat lines. “Nothing

Wooden Skyscraper

Because I have been researching wooden structures for my final paper, I’ve been surprised and impressed by the different types of completely wooden buildings that exist, and I began to wonder whether or not a skyscraper built completely of wood

Wooden Skyscraper

Because I have been researching wooden structures for my final paper, I’ve been surprised and impressed by the different types of completely wooden buildings that exist, and I began to wonder whether or not a skyscraper built completely of wood

RE: Material use in other countries

I find it interesting to contemplate the reasons why different countries implement different types and combinations of materials for their buildings. I have seen a lot of what can be referred to as “regional architecture,” which consists of materials/ combinations

RE: Material use in other countries

I find it interesting to contemplate the reasons why different countries implement different types and combinations of materials for their buildings. I have seen a lot of what can be referred to as “regional architecture,” which consists of materials/ combinations

Church Buildings with Light

One of the main architectural features of churches, and one that I believe really defines the church atmosphere, is the way they incorporate natural light into their structure through windows. In Seattle, when I went to church with my host

Church Buildings with Light

One of the main architectural features of churches, and one that I believe really defines the church atmosphere, is the way they incorporate natural light into their structure through windows. In Seattle, when I went to church with my host

RE: Printing Buildings

                I think that this new technology of 3D printing is extremely interesting, not to mention surprising and impressive. The 3D printer can create any shape by following the information of the design

RE: Printing Buildings

                I think that this new technology of 3D printing is extremely interesting, not to mention surprising and impressive. The 3D printer can create any shape by following the information of the design

RE: Self-Healing Concrete

I personally hope that self-healing concrete will be put into use in construction as soon as possible, because as the author says, it’s an absolutely wonderful idea, since it can both save money and sustain buildings. In addition, self-healing concrete

RE: Self-Healing Concrete

I personally hope that self-healing concrete will be put into use in construction as soon as possible, because as the author says, it’s an absolutely wonderful idea, since it can both save money and sustain buildings. In addition, self-healing concrete

Pavilion Proposal

For the project of the London Design Festival pavilion, my group surveyed five different materials, which were translucent concrete, marble grass, flexible grapheme, thermal insulation glass, and Aquamaterial. Each of these materials functions by means of unique and new technology.

Pavilion Proposal

For the project of the London Design Festival pavilion, my group surveyed five different materials, which were translucent concrete, marble grass, flexible grapheme, thermal insulation glass, and Aquamaterial. Each of these materials functions by means of unique and new technology.