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To give an example of how he has instilled this concept into his design, he refers to one of his firm’s most famous projects – Roof House. Tezuka says that he was commissioned to design a home for a family that particularly enjoyed relaxing on their roof. Working from this simple starting point, he designed the home so that every room has a skylight through which one can access the roof by way of a ladder. Tezuka says this is perhaps the best and most basic example of his design philosophy – a design which appears so simple, but yet which contains many subtleties that one may not immediately notice. Read more: Interview: Takaharu Tezuka Incorporates Nature and Function in Architecture | Inhabitat - Green Design Will Save the World

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  1. do-or-design September 16, 2011 at 7:55 am

    Wow!! I love it! I’ve always loved Japanese architecture. I also love his comparison of architecture to sushi.

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