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Kengo Kuma takes a seat

Simon Keane-Cowell

29.05.2020

'Furniture is often more important in our lives than architecture,' says the celebrated Japanese architect, as he discusses his long-term collaboration with Japanese producer TIME & STYLE.

Body shop: new retail spaces

Peter Smisek

06.05.2020

It’s undeniable that the online retail environment offers a multitude of advantages to consumers, particularly in the current climate. However, thoughtful and engaging design will always hold power to attract consumers out of internet stores and

Pure fabrication: textiles in architecture

Peter Smisek

29.11.2019

Textiles and fabrics represent one of the earliest forms of human technology, as well as an effective, and not to mention sustainable, architectural element. And we’re not talking curtains.

PILE ‘EM HIGH: KENGO KUMA'S NEW ODUNPAZARI MODERN ...

Alun Lennon

23.10.2019

Project lead Yuki Ikeguchi from Kengo Kuma & Associates discusses the go-to Japanese architectural office’s new place-making Odunpazari Modern Museum in Turkey.

Making an exhibition of themselves: new museum projects

Peter Smisek

23.10.2019

Museum architecture was built for showing off. Spectacular projects that exhibit themselves as much as the objects they house.

In the bag: new retail-interior concepts

Peter Smisek

08.05.2019

Through their design-led, social-mediatised interiors, retail projects are getting out there.

Facing the future: innovative facades

Jaime Heather Schwartz

07.08.2018

Let’s face it. Sometimes you do judge a book by its cover. And a building by its facade. We bring you a selection of innovation-led architectural show-offs...

Asian Architecture Now: Kengo Kuma & Associates and Wuxi ...

TLmag

17.01.2018

The mixed-use arts complex Wuxi Vanke summarises architect Kengo Kuma's prolific work, which often translates cultural traditions through the manipulation of new materials.

Home-grown: 4 new Japanese kindergartens

Madeline Bouton

05.09.2017

A cohort of recently completed Japanese kindergarten projects demonstrate how the language of domestic spaces can be translated into pre-school environments.

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