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drawings, unpublished holograph sketches, and archival photographs.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.