Gallery: Japanese Students Build a Pavilion from Thousands of Fish to S...

Image ©Ikeda lab, Keio University
 
The city of Kesenuma, Japan is struggling to recover after the tsunami and still working to get their ships back into the water instead of sitting in the middle of the streets. To help support the city, students at Keio University have designed a flourishing pavilion made from thousands of wooden fish that will soon be erected. The Fish Arch is constructed of grooved fish made from digitally cut wood scraps, and it is assembled like a puzzle. The fish display messages of encouragement as the city works to rebuild its lives and fisheries, which are a critical part of the local economy.

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