Showcasing Kengo Kuma’s Architectural Artistry
Japanese architect Kengo Kuma recently constructed this amoeba-shaped art gallery to accompany a shopping mall that his firm built near Taihu Lake in China. Kuma used Taihu stone for the gallery’s facade because of how its porous composition would interact with light—as well as its cultural significance in Taoism. Kuma’s most recent project is a capstone on a career RealClearLife is highlighting below.
Daiwa Ubiquitous Computing Research Building in Tokyo
Tea House in Beijing
City Hall in Nagaoka, Japan
China Academy of Art’s Folk Art Museum in Hangzhou
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