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  6. 2016
  7. Aitoku Kindergarten / Kengo Kuma & Associates

Aitoku Kindergarten / Kengo Kuma & Associates

  • 02:00 - 12 December, 2016
Aitoku Kindergarten / Kengo Kuma & Associates
Aitoku Kindergarten / Kengo Kuma & Associates, © Katsumasa Tanaka
© Katsumasa Tanaka

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© Katsumasa Tanaka
© Katsumasa Tanaka

Text description provided by the architects. Aitoku Hoikuen is located in a residential district of Saitama City. Aitoku is a Center for Early Childhood Education and Care, which combines nursery school and kindergarten, and it takes care of 150 children. In formulating the design, we assembled small houses to make a big 2-story house closer to a human townscape.

© Katsumasa Tanaka
© Katsumasa Tanaka

Each roof is pitched differently in order to express natural sequence from the landscape of the town. The interior is made with wood and fabric, which can help to create a gentle and varied space. 

© Katsumasa Tanaka
© Katsumasa Tanaka

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Cite: "Aitoku Kindergarten / Kengo Kuma & Associates" 12 Dec 2016. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/801196/aitoku-kindergarten-kengo-kuma-and-associates/> ISSN 0719-8884
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Aitoku幼儿园 / Kengo Kuma & Associates