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Floating Kengo Kuma building clad in cedar strips lands on Tokyo University campus

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Dec 03, 2015 01:04 AM
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by Maria Novozhilova last modified Dec 02, 2015

The 61-years-old Tokyo based Japanese architect Kengo Kuma is famous for his layered architecture and for the studies on complex wooden patterns. His research however goes far beyond simple ornamentation. It appears to be fundamental for such notions as order, scale, proportion, balance, complexity and beauty that link tangible architecture to the intangible cultural values of the society. Suggested reading: “Patterns and Layering Architecture. Japanese Spatial Culture, Nature and Architecture” The...






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