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Kengo Kuma envisions shapeshifting nomadic shelters woven from hundreds of identical wooden pieces

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by Lidija Grozdanic last modified Oct 22, 2015

Kuma designed the pavilion for Galerie Philippe Gravier in Paris, which explores concepts of nomadic homes and temporary design. The project is the latest in a series of Maison d'Edition projects commissioned by the gallery. Twisted and stacked, the identical timber beams of the pavilion create a dynamic volume the appearance of which changes depending on the perspective. Part of the structure that appear impenetrable from one angle opens up when observed from another, creating a parallax...






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