10 iconic works of Kengo Kuma

Kengo Kuma’s design philosophies revolve around reinventing natural materials. His architectural structures aim to recover traditional Japanese buildings by reinterpreting them into modern designs.

Kengo Kuma’s Landmark Student Center

Kengo Kuma and Associates provide a student center at the entrance of the Tokyo Institute of Technology, named Hisao & Hiroko Taki Plaza. The project is a partially underground structure hidden with wooden bleachers. The reason behind this approach is to preserve views of the campus clock tower that is Tokyo’s oldest building and the landmark of the campus. Indeed, the project aims to serve as the new landmark student center inspired by the clock tower.

PA Talks 21 – Kengo Kuma

Kengo Kuma, a world-renowned Japanese architect was a part of an intriguing session in the PA Talks series with Hamid Hassanzadeh, founder of PA discussing his careers, inspirations, and the impact of the current situation on his work style along with going back to his Japanese roots while talking on his vision for the future.


PoroCity at the Mori Art Museum by The Why Factory Winy Maas

PoroCity, by The Why Factory – Winy Maas presented at the Mori Art Museum. The project started by asking questions such as, how to open up our solid towers? The Why Factory by Winy Maas exhibits 81 porous towers at the Mori Art Museum in Tokyo as part of the exhibition Future and the Arts: AI, Robotics, Cities, Life – How Humanity Will Live Tomorrow.

Tokyo Music Hall by Hajizadeh & Associates

Hajizadeh & Associates designed Tokyo Music Hall by inspiring from traditional Japanese architecture. Tehran based architecture studio, Hajizadeh & Associates designed Tokyo Music Hall by

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