• Kengo Kuma Reconstructs Demolished Bridge in Iwakuni, Japan

    7 days ago - By Hypebeast

    Renowned Japanese architect Kengo Kuma , famous for his ability to merge architecture with nature and social responsibility, headed to the small city of Iwakuni for one of his latest projects. Iwakuni is best known for its elegant Kintaikyo Bridge , which makes five wooden arches supported by large stone pillars over the Nishiki River. Another unrelated bridge collapsed in the area of Shuto Town in Iwakuni due to a flood in 2018, and Kuma took the opportunity to rebuild the structure - merging traditional carpentry skills with computational design technology. To ensure the bridge will not...
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