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AIDIA JOURNAL 2007 vol.7, 4. Process generating architectural furniture

Architectural Furniture -furniture combining architectural functions Toshihiko Suzuki 4. Process generating architectural furniture A diagram shown in Fig.4 Categorization of interior elements based on 3 natures of architectural furniture categorizes the interior elements by 3 axes (space partition, function provision, and changeability) to represent the relation between each element and architectural... 

AIDIA JOURNAL 2007 vol.7, 3.Position of architectural furniture

Architectural Furniture -furniture combining architectural functions Toshihiko Suzuki 3.Position of architectural furniture We specify the following 3 points as common natures among furniture previously shown in the interior history. 1) Space separating function like partitions (architectural function) 2) Function provision (furniture-like function) 3) Easy movability and changeability (characteristic... 

AIDIA JOURNAL 2007 vol.7, 2. the interior history

Architectural Furniture -furniture combining architectural functions Toshihiko Suzuki 2. Architectural furniture shown up in the interior history It was relatively recent years that the concept like architectural furniture occurs, and pioneering examples thereof includes Schroder House built by Gerrit Rietveld or Maison Dalsace built by Pierre Chareau wherein a boundary between architecture and furniture... 

AIDIA JOURNAL 2007 vol.7, 1.Introduction

Architectural Furniture -furniture combining architectural functions Toshihiko Suzuki Abstruct Room arrangement is generally possible in infill by the skeleton-infill, but not easy at present. We positions the infill as an immediate adaptive method to fit changes. To that end, something like furniture partitioning space, providing functions with the divided spaces, and being easy to move and change... 

Atelier in a mountain (with Airstream) 2003

Prof. Suzuki loves Airstream. When he started to teach design for Tohoku University of Art and Design, at Yamagata prefecture in Japan, he found paradise near Zao mountain. There was a vacant land which has a small spring fountain. He lent the land and built his atelier there. The atelier is consists of two parts, the dome he designed and an Airstream he bought. He renovated an old Airstream... 
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