The inspiration came from ORIGAMI, the well-known Japanese paper craft technique, which I united with the nature found in the site of Yatsugatake mountain area in Nagano. Since the facility is located next to the world famous Japanese artist/painter's museum, I wanted to harmonize Japanese traditional element and Japanese modern aspect and create an unique architecture. I totally wanted to differenciate my work from the museum designed with lots of curves; I used straight lines to make a...
- Year 2011
- Work finished in 2011
- Client International Cultural College Foundation
- Contractor Sasazawa Construction
- Status Completed works
- Type Museums