Pamphlet 25 | Transitional Space

Pamphlet 25 | Transitional Space
April 6, 2022 Dennis Häusler

Transitional Space – Six Japanese Houses Traversed

EDITORS

Christophe Girot, Dennis Häusler, Luisa Overath, Myriam Uzor, Matthias Vollmer

CONTRIBUTORS

Ludwig Berger, Jan De Vylder, Christophe Girot, Dennis Häusler, Takanori Kagawa, Momoyo Kaijima, Shujiro Kanamori, Christian Kerez, Hiroyuki Kimura, Masahiro Kinoshita, Junko Kishigami, Hideyuki Nakayama, Masahiro Nishizawa, Cathelijne Nuijsink, Keisuke Ok, Eizo Okada, Yoshiro Ono, Luisa Overath, Gabrielle Schaad, Laurent Stalder, Kentaro Takeguchi, Yoshiharu Tsukamoto, Myriam Uzor, Inge Vinck, Erwin Viray, Matthias Vollmer, Asako Yamamoto Übersetzt vom Kyoto Institute of Technology, KIT

SPECIFICATIONS

2022
15 x 23 cm
English / Japanese
22.00 CHF /  22.00 EUR
ISBN 978-3-85676-429-6

PUBLISHER

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The articulation of transitional space forms a key element in Japanese architecture and its relationship to landscape. Climate and cultural history have shaped myriad forms and expressions of these spaces, which connect as well as separate. We pass through or dwell within them; these transitional spaces differentiate between one space and another, inside and outside, public and private, our body and what surrounds it.This issue of Pamphlet documents a conversation about six residential houses in Kyoto, Osaka, and Tokyo. The houses and their surroundings were captured through sound recordings and Point Cloud laser scanning, the results of which were processed into short videos. Based on this material, architects, researchers, artists, and landscape architects from Japan and Europe discuss different modes of perceiving and representing transitional space in architecture and social interchanges, religion, and customs.

The articulation of transitional space forms a key element in Japanese architecture and its relationship to landscape. Climate and cultural history have shaped myriad forms and expressions of these spaces, which connect as well as separate. We pass through or dwell within them; these transitional spaces differentiate between one space and another, inside and outside, public and private, our body and what surrounds it.This issue of Pamphlet documents a conversation about six residential houses in Kyoto, Osaka, and Tokyo. The houses and their surroundings were captured through sound recordings and Point Cloud laser scanning, the results of which were processed into short videos. Based on this material, architects, researchers, artists, and landscape architects from Japan and Europe discuss different modes of perceiving and representing transitional space in architecture and social interchanges, religion, and customs.