Kengo Kuma's Great (Bamboo) Wall House

Kengo Kuma's Great (Bamboo) Wall House

Regina Yunghans
Jul 8, 2010

We always think of bamboo as a material with a natural, rustic look when used in architecture. But not in the case of Kengo Kuma's Great (Bamboo) Wall House:

The house, located in Beijing, uses a natural bamboo screen to extremely precise ends. The result is a streamlined space defined by the shadow and light of bamboo slats.

See more at Kengo Kuma & Associates.

Related: Plywood Ceiling in Japanese Train Station

(Images: Kengo Kuma & Associates)

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