Kengo Kuma designs minimalist Japanese alternative to Lego

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Kengo Kuma’s Transparent Temporary Shelter Pays Homage to Classic Japanese Literature

January 30, 2013 by  
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Architect Kengo Kuma recently built a humble modern pavilion as a tribute to a classic Japanese story written 800 years ago. The short story, Hojoki, by Kamo no Chomei tells the story of how Chomei left the earthquakes, famine and fire of Kyoto to become a Buddhist monk in the mountains, where he lived in a 10-square-foot hut (Hojoan). Read the rest of Kengo Kuma’s Transparent Temporary Shelter Pays Homage to Classic Japanese Literature Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Architecture , Art , Daylighting , ETFE plastic , japanese cedar , Kamo no Chomei , Kengo Kuma , kyoto , magnets , temporary architecture , transparent shelter

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