Kengo Kuma has given the city of Shanghai his new reflection on the theme of the skyscraper. In his recent Hongkou Soho office tower, Kuma experiments with the concept of architecture as dress, in search of dynamism and lightness. The structure of the Hongkou Soho is covered with an aluminium mesh of vertical elements.
Kengo Kuma & Associates designed the Naver’s Connect One training instituted in Chuncheon-si (Korea) to integrate the construction with the landscape. Connect One won the Korean Architecture Award (2015) and the LEED-NC PLATINUM V2009 (2015).
Kengo Kuma’s first exhibition in Central Europe is coming up in Prague. The Japanese architect’s work is showcased in an exhibition entitled “Kengo Kuma / Woven” at Galeria Jaroslava Fragnera until November 20 2016.
Adam Reed Tucker interprets contemporary constructions such as the Burj Khalifa, marvels of the past such as the Colosseum or triumphs of the imagination like Cinderella’s castle in the Disney film in LEGO at the Chicago Museum of Science and Industry until February 2017.
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