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Kengo Kuma Designs Cultural Centre in Iiyama

01:00 - 30 January, 2014
Kengo Kuma Designs Cultural Centre in Iiyama, © Kengo Kuma & Associates
© Kengo Kuma & Associates

Kengu Kuma & Associates has unveiled designs for a small cultural complex comprising of two halls and a community centre located in Iiyama, Japan. According to the architects, "publicly funded cultural centers tend to be alienated from the rest of the town for their typically large volumes." As a result, they designed "the complex to be as open as possible toward the town and the landscape of Iiyama, so that all would exist in harmony."