Karuizawa House
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Architect Kisho Kurokawa
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Location Karuizawa, Japan
Date 1974   timeline
Building Type vacation house
 Construction System concrete core with metal attachments
Climate humid subtropical
Context rural
Style Metabolist Modern
Notes Modular country retreat.




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Sources on Karuizawa House

Francis D. K. Ching. Architecture: Form, Space, and Order. New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1979. ISBN 0-442-21535-5. LC 79-18045. NA2760.C46. plan, p235. — A nice graphic introduction to architectural ideas. Updated 1996 edition available at Amazon.com

Michael Franklin Ross. Beyond Metabolism: The New Japanese Architecture. New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1978. ISBN 0-07-053893-X. LC 77-13696. NA1555.R67. interior photo of entry, p80, plate 146. exterior photo from above, p79, plate 144. 2nd floor plan, p 81, plate 147. 1st floor plan, p81, plate 148.

Kevin Matthews. The Great Buildings Collection on CD-ROM. Artifice, 2001. ISBN 0-9667098-4-5.— Available at Amazon.com

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