Relocation and Restoration, Umbrella House

The "Umbrella House" (Kazuo Shinohara, completed in 1962, "shinkenchiku" 6210) was relocated to the Vitra Campus in Weil am Rhein, Baden-Württemberg, Germany. the square roof was made of aluminum shingles, respecting the original design, with the same working width of 900mm, as the materials of the time were not extant. in addition, the rough masonry base, which was depicted in the original design documents and published drawings but was never realized, was reproduced.
  • Germany
Jutakutokushu March 2023 issue
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