Towada Community Plaza / Kengo Kuma & Associates

© Kenta Hasegawa

Architects: Kengo Kuma & Associates
Location: , Aomori Prefecture, Japan
Construction: Atsushi Sato structural design firm
Area: 1875.0 sqm
Year: 2014
Photographs: Kenta Hasegawa

Towada City Plaza / Kengo Kuma & Associates

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Kengo Kuma & Associates recently won the proposal for the City Plaza. The facility will be developed as part of a plan by the city of to activate the city center by introducing the “Plaza for Education” and “Plaza for Social Communication”. Through the introduction of these two facilities, the city intends to improve public welfare and the environment for lifelong learning by attracting the public of all ages and through numerous social events improve the ties and social exchange between the communities. More architects’ description after the break.