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You go through the architectural canon, the Farnsworth House, Case Study House, Johnson at New Canaan and they're all perfect buildings, but they're not the sort of commission you get in a small practice where your budget is almost zero and you're relying on your wit and your intuition to make something out of nothing. And that's what this bicycle shed is about. It's by Osaka architect Shuhei Endo beside the railway line at Sakei, in the Sukui prefecture. And no, it's not because of ...

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