29 Nov '16, 10am

#MakingSpace2016 roof house by Tezuka

#MakingSpace2016 roof house by Tezuka

This last point Tezuka emphasizes as fundamental to his design philosophy. Tezuka holds firm the conviction that almost any weather can be perceived as comfortable by the human body and that the trick lies not in the human body’s adaptability, but in the mind’s ability to perceive climate in a different light. As proof of his theory, Tezuka points to the extreme temperatures of many popular vacation spots. “I always use an example of people going to the beach in the summer,” he says. “You might say you want to be in air conditioning, but still you go to the beach even though the surface is 50 degrees Celsius. In the winter you go skiing, but the ski resort is very cold… My point is you need a whole existence, not just a temperature. As long as there’s some kind of fun or joy coming with that nature, the human being is strong enough to cope with all these kinds of temperatu...

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