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Kengo Kuma Creates a Dynamic Cave-Like Interior Using 2,000 Pieces of Wood
Posted By Helen Morgan On June 6, 2012 @ 1:00 am In Architecture,carousel showcase,gallery,green Interiors | No Comments
Kengo Kuma and Associates ‘s interior celebrates the warm grain of natural unfinished wood. Through careful positioning they constructed a woven mass of wooden segments that form a cave-like space. The team built the web-like cafe interior near Dazaifu Tenmangu, one of the country’s principle shrines. The sacred spot dates all the way back to 919 A.D., and it receives about 2 million visitors a year.
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 Kengo Kuma and Associates: http://kkaa.co.jp/
 Fukuoka, Japan: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fukuoka
 nest: http://inhabitat.com/awesome-birds-nest-bed-is-a-cozy-roost-for-kids-and-adults-alike/
 Sinbaddesign: http://www.sinbadesign.com/architecture/starbucks-cafe-in-fukuoka-japan/
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