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Building Case Studies

Japan

2011

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Glass House For Diver, Naf Architect & Design Jan 2011

Glass House For Diver, Naf Architect & Design

Building Case Studies

Overall composition of the building consists of roof and transparent glass to enclose interior space with the aforementioned concrete block structure. There is no roof over the concrete blocks. Therefore rays of the sun pour over the blocks, and the reflection of the light shines inside the house. Furthermore, vines of various flowers will be planted along the block, changing breakwater-like structure to a hill of flower and greenery in the future.


Starbucks Coffee Shop In Dazaifu, Kengo Kuma Jan 2011

Starbucks Coffee Shop In Dazaifu, Kengo Kuma

Building Case Studies

The building is made of 2,000 stick-like parts in the sizes of 1.3m – 4m length and 6cm section.. Create a sense of Fluidity.