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Folio: Kengo Kuma' Chokkura Plaza

Kuma’s sketches highlight his dexterity at editing his images to the core idea

This month’s Reviews section makes the argument that Kengo Kuma is one of the few architects able to use writing as a critical tool. This sketch highlights his comparable dexterity at editing his images to the core idea. The smudges poetically indicate the voids in the facade of his design for the Chokkura Plaza in Tokyo, where stone is used to make a woven perforated screen.

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