Friday, July 17, 2009

Okurayama Apartments |Yokohama | Kazuyo Sejima | Iwan Baan

•work: Okurayama Apartment
•location: Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture
•architects: Kazuyo Sejima & Associates
•structural engineers: Sasaki Structural Consultants
•mechanical engineers: P.T.Morimura & Associates
•general contractors: Heisei Construction
•principal use: apartment
•site area: 457.77m2
•building area: 207.20m2
•total floor area: 553.11m2
•structure: reinforced concrete
•scale in building: 3 stories
•maximum height: 8,100mm
•design period: September, 2006-
•projected completion date: June, 2008
Kazuyo Sejima
1956 Born in Ibaraki Prefecture
1979 Graduated from Department of Housing, Faculty of Home Economics, Japan Women's University
1981 Completed the Master Course, Japan Women's University
1981-87 Worked at Toyo Ito & Associates, Architects
1987 Established Kazuyo Sejima & Associates
1995- Started collaboration with Ryue Nishizawa
Currently professor at Keio University, visitting professor at Princeton University and Swiss Institute of Technology Lausanne
Photographs: Iwan Baan

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