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Aman To Open Luxury Residences in Miami Beach with Kengo Kuma

Internationally renowned architecture firm Kengo Kuma give us insight into their latest project: Aman Miami Beach. Miami Beach’s hottest scene – the thrilling, glitzy Faena District – will welcome in yet another jewel to their luxury hotel and residences collection with the opening of Aman Miami Beach Residences in 2024.
MIAMI BEACH, FL
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Dezeen Agenda newsletter features a plant-covered building by Kengo Kuma

The latest edition of our weekly Dezeen Agenda newsletter features a plant-covered building in Silicon Valley by Kengo Kuma. Subscribe to Dezeen Agenda now!. Construction has begun on Park Habitat, a 20-storey building in San Jose that was designed by Japanese studio Kengo Kuma and Associates with a "green lung" atrium at its centre.
SAN JOSE, CA
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Kim Kardashian is Working with Tadao Ando and Kengo Kuma on Two New Homes

Kim Kardashian has hired two of the world’s most celebrated Japanese architects to design vacation homes for her family, including a lakeside retreat she says she’ll use exclusively for Fourth of July celebrations. Imagine. In a recent interview with Vogue, Kardashian revealed that Tadao Ando is crafting a two-story mansion in California, and Kengo Kuma is working on a “glass and wood lake house” in an undisclosed location. It’s all part of Kardashian’s divorce from Ye (formerly known as Kanye West), in which the former couple is divvying up or selling their many co-owned properties.
HOME & GARDEN
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kengo kuma wraps corner building in tokyo with vertical concrete panels

Kengo kuma‘s ‘maxplan azabu 10’ is a corner tenant building set in front of azabujuban station, in tokyo. the final composition is wrapped in vertical concrete panels alternating with glazed surfaces, making it stand out among the surrounding massive blocks. in addition to serving as a new symbol for the city, the characteristic envelope provides its occupants with extraordinary spatial experience, capturing city views through the irregular frames.
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Kengo Kuma Experiments with Materials at Manggha Museum Exhibition in Poland

Kengo Kuma Experiments with Materials at Manggha Museum Exhibition in Poland. The Manggha Museum of Japanese Art and Technology in Cracow, Poland, is holding an exhibition titled “Kengo Kuma, Experimenting with Materials”, which features a selection of Kengo Kuma & Associates projects, mock-ups, and installations shipped from the firm's office in Tokyo, along with a large "cloud-like" wooden pavilion designed by the architecture office and the Faculty of Architecture and Fine Arts of the Andrzej Frycz Modrzewski Krakow University. The exhibition is open to visitors until May 2022.
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A spa resort designed by Kengo Kuma is opening in the Niigata mountains this April

Outdoor lifestyle brand Snow Peak has been on a mission to encourage more people to embrace the wilderness. Over the past few years, the company has built a handful of recreational facilities in remote areas around Japan that demonstrate how to incorporate outdoor adventure into everyday life. The brand’s latest...
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Kengo Kuma creates pavilion supported by live bamboo at Kyoto temple

Architecture studio Kengo Kuma and Associates has built a pavilion with a textile roof supported by bamboo stalks on the grounds of a temple in Kyoto, Japan. Named Kyoto Yudo Pavilion, the structure designed by Kengo Kuma and Associates was built in a bamboo grove within the temple site. The...
ENTERTAINMENT
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Kengo Kuma tucks Japanese student hub under wooden bleachers

A sloped roof lined with wooden bleachers and plants conceals the student hub that Japanese studio Kengo Kuma and Associates has created for the Tokyo Institute of Technology. Named the Hisao & Hiroko Taki Plaza, the building sits partially below ground and is intended to emulate a landform or river delta "that spills into the campus" of the Japanese university.
VISUAL ART
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kengo kuma encloses this underground student center with a fluid green roof

Kengo kuma & associates creates a new entrance to the tokyo institute of technology, dubbed ‘hisao & hiroko taki plaza.’ the space takes shape as a ‘platform’ of descending steps and interstitial gardens and functions as a center to house student activity. the design team expresses a respect for the context, and maintains clear views of a clocktower — a campus landmark. to achieve this, the structure is mostly embedded into the ground so as to avoid an overly vertical condition.
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ArchDaily

Kengo Kuma and Rita Topa on the Refurbishment of the Gulbenkian Modern Art Center and Gardens in Portugal

Kengo Kuma and Rita Topa on the Refurbishment of the Gulbenkian Modern Art Center and Gardens in Portugal. Back in 2019, Japanese architect Kengo Kuma won the contest to design the expansion of the gardens of the Gulbenkian Foundation and the new entrance of the Modern Collection of the Museum in Lisbon, Portugal. According to the architect, the museum can be a "wise example of the future as coexistence with the Earth and us", taking inspiration from nature and its relationship with architecture. In a recent No País dos Arquitectos podcast, Sara Nunes interviews Kengo Kuma and Rita Topa, architect at Kengo Kuma Associates, to talk about the expansion of the gardens and museum, along with the mission of architecture and the role of the architect, processes, and work references developed for the project.
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