Thursday, April 11, 2013

"Home for All", Solution Architecture Japan to Face Disaster

Author: Tabita Diela | Monday, January 28, 2013 | 13:14 pm

This building has a system made ​​of wooden pillars. The pillars are intentionally arranged in a certain position. - The International Architecture Biennale organizing '2012 ', Commissioner Toyo Ito introduces young architects Japan Kumiko Inui, Sou Fujimoto, Akihisa Hirata, and photographer Naoya Hatakeyama. Together with young children Toyo Ito brings a proposal to offer solutions shelter for disaster victims.

The particular solution to the devastating earthquake that occurred in 2011 and in the area of ​​Rikuzentakata. Proposal titled "Architecture. Possible Here? Home-for-All" is a response to the architecture of the modern era. Response includes re-evaluating the aesthetic and formal definition of the context in which is now undergoing revitalization.

"One characteristic of the Home-for-All is how manufacturing facility and those who will live in it with counsel to discuss the project during the design and development," said Toyo Ito.

"The question of why the buildings were built and for whom, it has been forgotten. Disaster area, where people lost everything, is a good opportunity for us to look back what architecture it was, and began to rebuild from scratch," he added.

After introducing various projects Japanese Pavilion at the Venice Architecture Biennale '2012 ', Toyo Ito and his team built a full-size prototype of the concept of a gathering place. Prototypes was opened to the public in Rikuzentakata.

In response to the devastating earthquake of 2011, a team made up of young architects working together to explore the possibility of building housing in coastal areas of Japan is prone to natural disasters. This building has a system made of wooden pillars. The pillars are intentionally arranged in a certain position.

The volume of the building is also "hung" as in houses on stilts. However, the vertical and horizontal access linked. Later, the "Home for All" serves as a meeting room for the thousands of people who lost their homes after a natural disaster occurs.

Editor: Latif

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