Japanese architect Kengo Kuma has layered wooden boards to create striations inside this workspace and cafe for an online restaurant guide based in Osaka
Shang XIA / Kengo Kuma & Associates
The fabric (triaxially folded) that covers the entire interior of the shop was heat-treated and shaped in Japan. It is a material which comes between cloth and plastic, which can retain the softness of natural cloth and strength of shape-memory texture. Shang XIA / Kengo Kuma & Associates
"One Niseko Hotel" (2012) | Niseko, Hokkaido, Japan • Kengo Kuma + Associates. Pne Niseko is a ski resort.
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KENGO KUMA / SHOP INTERIOR / JAPAN. The feeling which is given to my from this retail space is a "cave" like room. In many ways this could make the audience feel trapped however I feel it creates an intimate and sucluded feeling.
Kengo Kuma suspends wooden barrels over Japanese soy-sauce shop - Dezeen » Interiors