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Kengo Kuma wins bid for Tokyo’s Olympic stadium, Zaha Hadid speaks out

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Dec 24, 2015 01:04 AM
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by Lucy Wang last modified Dec 23, 2015

Designed in his famous contemporary style, Kengo Kuma’s wood lattice stadium conveys a sense of lightness despite its large size. The oval arena is ringed with leafy vegetation planted in the exposed terraces. According to Japan Times, the estimated cost of the overall project is ¥153 billion, half of which will be paid by the central government. Related: Japan scraps Zaha Hadid’s $2.1 billion 2020 Tokyo Olympic stadium Hadid issued a statement following yesterday’s winner announcement...






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