STEVEN HOLL, FUKUOKA, Japan, 1988,
Steven Holl, Fukuoka, 1988,Japan (view in google maps)
Steven Holl (born December 9, 1947) is a New York-based American architect and watercolorist.
Void space/Hinged space housing, Fukuoka, Japan, 1989-1991 PROGRAM: Mixed use complex, with 28 residential apartments CLIENT: Fukuoka Jisho Co.
Holl was born on December 9, 1947 and grew up in Bremerton and Manchester, Washington. Holl graduated from the University of Waschington and pursued architecture studies in Rome in 1970. In 1976. For ten years after moving to New York, Holl lived above his office in an apartment without hot water, showering at the nearby YMCA. Steven Holl leads his 40-person office with partners Chris McVoy and Noah Yaffe. Holl has taught at Columbia Universuity since 1981.
Holl’s architecture has undergone a shift in emphasis, from his earlier concern with typology to his current concern with a phenomenological approach bodily engagement with his surroundings.
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Rémi Farwati, Elena Giannitsopoulos, Nadir Bouchene, Adela Plasilova, March 2017