Junzo Yoshimura “The Poetry of Living Space”

The Osaka Museum of Housing and Living

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The architect Junzo Yoshimura (1908–1997) is known for his original style of modernism incorporating elements of the traditions and natural environments of Japan. This exhibition introducing the beauty of Yoshimura’s ideals of living space spotlights his wooden architecture, with a focus on his houses. Through hand-drawn sketches, photo panels, architectural models, and blueprints, it presents some of Yoshimura’s major works, including “Karuizawa Mountain Villa (Yoshimura House)” “Karuizawa Moutain Villa (Yoshimura House)”, and Sanrizuka Church, his only church project.

[Related Event]
Lecture “About Junzo Yoshimura”
Speakers: Yoshiji Takehara (architect) and Akira Matsukuma (Gallery A4 director)
Audience: 200 (first-come basis, pre-registration required)

[Image: Karuizawa Mountain Villa (Wakita House), photograph by Taizo Furukawa]



from May 31, 2014 to July 06, 2014
Closed on Tuesdays and Jun. 16 (Mon).


Junzo Yoshimura



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