Japan, Ota, the architectural firm Kengo Kuma has created a museum whose facade in stone mosaic is inspired by the medieval castle of the city.

Made of stone tiles mounted on a steel structure, the facade is inspired by that of the medieval fortress of Kanayama and reinterprets traditional Japanese symbolic contemporary way.

Also discover our recent article "Great (Bamboo) Wall House". Near Beijing, the Kengo Kuma and Associates architecture firm has designed this house of bamboo. A subtle project which maintains a close relationship with the landscape. Read more ...

Photo credits: Maurizio.mwg

For more information, visit the agency website Kengo Kuma.

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