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Towada Community Plaza / Kengo Kuma & Associates

  • 21:00 - 30 April, 2015
Towada Community Plaza / Kengo Kuma & Associates
Towada Community Plaza / Kengo Kuma & Associates, © Kenta Hasegawa
© Kenta Hasegawa

© Kenta Hasegawa © Kenta Hasegawa © Kenta Hasegawa © Kenta Hasegawa + 21

© Kenta Hasegawa
© Kenta Hasegawa

Text description provided by the architects. This wooden building was constructed as the city’s community center for people to gather. We repeated the roofs for the façade so that it could merge into the neighboring townscape of small houses.

© Kenta Hasegawa
© Kenta Hasegawa

On the exterior wall, wainscot panels are applied with spaces in between, and it expresses a warm and friendly face to the street of the land to the north. The street in front of the building actually extends into the interior, and is given the name “Michi-no-Hiroba (plaza for the street),” around which a children’s playroom, cooking studio and tatami room are arranged.

© Kenta Hasegawa
© Kenta Hasegawa
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© Kenta Hasegawa
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Cite: "Towada Community Plaza / Kengo Kuma & Associates" 30 Apr 2015. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/625914/towada-community-plaza-kengo-kuma-and-associates/> ISSN 0719-8884
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十和田市社区广场/ Kengo Kuma & Associates