In 1996 I held the first architectural summer workshop in Koshirakura village, Japan. This soon became an annual event in the local calendar and coincided with Koshirakura’s traditional Maple Cutting Festival. Participants were drawn from the AA
Constructing solid and tangible that speaks about something transparent and fragile is the nature of these machines from them, the relationships between the body, material things and landscapes flow altering into a poetic enclosure.
Bed Machine (aka sex machine) was constructed over the period of 14 months between 1991 and 1992 by piecing together debris of the city collected from the streets of London.