Anonymous asked: Please! Help! Do you know any projects of wooden bridges? I need an idea! I know of many, here are some of my recent favorites. With the rest of our office off on their Obon summer holidays, we decided to dig into our video archive. In , our team visited Kengo Kuma's. Article source: KENGO KUMA & ASSOCIATES This is a plan to link two public buildings with a bridge-typed facility, which had been long.
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Church Sun-pu by Taira Nishizawa The cubic chapel is clad with rough-hewn red cedar strips.
The irregular surface produces an interplay of light and shadow, changing the appearance of the building at every moment and angle. Inside, the walls and ceiling are covered with horizontal yusuhara wooden bridge museum slats.
The structure's cantilever is typical of the traditional architecture of Japan and China.
Yusuhara Wooden Bridge Museum | Kengo Kuma and Associates, 2… | Flickr
An example of a structure that in harmony with its environment. Where does the glass end and the ocean begin?
It's like a piece of the Pacific has crystallized in this mineral villa, with the dining room floating like an island of glass. These days Kuma balances life as a professor at the University of Tokyo's Graduate School of Architecture with his work as the head of his firm, which now has offices in both Tokyo and Paris.
His firm's portfolio is incredibly diverse and reaches far beyond Kuma's native Japan, with cultural yusuhara wooden bridge museum crafted in Brazil and quaint villages dreamt up for Japanese Gardens in Portland, USA.
Yusuhara wooden bridge museum kinds of materials can be found in Kuma's works, but one used to particularly striking effect is wood, something he says has experienced both a hot-and-cold reception in Japan over the years. It functions not only as a passage between the two facilities but also as an accommodation and workshop, ideal location for artist-in-residence programs.
It is a great example of sustainable design, as you can achieve a big yusuhara wooden bridge museum even without large-sized materials.