Kazuo Shinohara: 3 Houses analyzes
three major works, House in White (1966), House in Uehara (1976) and
House in Yokohama (1984), by the late Kazuo Shinohara (1925-2006), one
of the most important and influential Japanese architects of the
The reader will discover a comprehensive
selection of plans redrawn to commensurate scale from original working
drawings, unpublished holograph sketches, and archival photographs.
Contributions from Shinohara's teaching colleagues David B. Stewart and
Shin-ichi Okuyama situate the three houses within Shinohara's oeuvre and
afford new insight into the architect's distinctive working methods.
A foreword by the well-known architect Ryue Nishizawa confirms Shinohara's continuing influence in the present.