JA 109, Spring 2018 Kengo Kuma: a LAB for materials

JA 109, Spring 2018

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English + Japanese / 220 Pages / 226 x 297 mm / 845 g

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Content

JA 109 features the material explorations of Kengo Kuma, and is organized as an encyclopedic database of his studio’s experiments with bamboo, wood, paper, earth, stone, fire, tile, glass, resin, metal, membranes, and fiber.

JA 109 Kengo Kuma: a LAB for materials includes:

Introduction
Return to Materials
Kengo Kuma

Backstory
Some notes on Kengo Kuma’s project to re-enchant Contemporary Architecture through Material Research
Jeffrey Kipnis

Essays
Particlized: The New Arts and Sciences of Particles
Mario Carpo

Connecting Beings And Things: Reflections On Kengo Kuma’s Architecture
Richard Scoffier

Works

bamboo
Great (Bamboo) Wall
Pacific Flora 2004 Main Gate
Hamada Shoyu
Garden Terrace Miyazaki
Shizuku by Chef Naoko
Ginzan Onsen Fujiya
Bamboo / Fiber
Nangchang-Nangchang
Sensing Spaces

wood
Nakagawa-machi Bato Hiroshige Museum of Art
Cidori
GC Prostho Museum Research Center
Starbucks Coffee at Dazaifutenmangu Omotesando
Sunny Hills Japan
Yure
Yusuhara Wooden Bridge Museum
Kyushu Geibunkan Museum (Annex 2)
Asakusa Culture Tourist Information Center
KOMOREBI / Château La Coste
Nagaoka City Hall Aore
Daiwa Ubiquitous Computing Research Building
Camper Monte Napoleone
Whitestone Gallery Taipei
EPFL ArtLab
Mont-Blanc Base Camp
Japan House São Paulo
Neowa Dome
KODAMA (Arte Sella Pavilion)
Coeda House
Comico Art Museum Yufuin
The Darling Exchange

paper
Takayanagi Community Center
Paper Snake
Paper Brick
Paper Cocoon
Seigaiha
Archives Antoni Clavé

earth
Adobe Repository for Buddha Statue
Mesh / Earth
Mushizuka (Mound for Insects)
Novartis Shanghai Campus Multifunction Building
Museum of Indigenous Knowledge
Portland Japanese Garden Cultural Village

stone
Stone Museum
Lotus House
Chokkura Plaza
Stone Card Castle
Jeju Ball
V&A Dundee

fire / tile / glass / resin
Waketokuyama
Kure City Ondo Civic Center
Casalgrande Ceramic Cloud
Xinjin Zhi Museum
China Academy of Art’s Folk Art Museum
Shipyard 1862
Tiffany Ginza
FRAC Marseille
Yakisugi Collection
Oribe Tea House
Water Branch House
Tetchan
Bubble Wrap
Beijing Tea House
Sogokagu Design Lab

metal
KXK
Polygonium
Green Cast
Darius Milhaud Conservatory of Music
Wuxi Vanke
Le Nuage d’Aluminium
Hongkou SOHO
Beijing Qianmen
Yangcheng Lake Tourist Transportation Center

membrane / fiber
Fukuzaki Hanging Garden
Tee Haus
Floating Tea House
Casa Umbrella
Air Brick
Memu Meadows
Shang Xia Shanghai
Komatsu Seiren Fabric Laboratory fa-bo
New Shinagawa Station

Winning Entries of the Central Glass International
Architectural Design Competition 2017

Announcement: The Central Glass International
Architectural Design Competition 2018