The Asakusa Culture Tourist Information Center by Kengo Kuma and Associates features a facade constructed from a series of layered wooden slats. The minimalist structure is a modern take on a traditional Japanese design aesthetic.
Located in the heart of Tokyo's Asakusa district, this contemporary urban building gives balance to the busy street corner. The public space is home to a tourist information center, a number of conference areas, a multi-purpose hall as well as an exhibition space.
With a design that pays homage to cultural architectural practices, the Asakusa Culture Tourist Information Center by Kengo Kuma and Associates features a series of stacked wooden huts that provide their interior with protection from the sun's rays.
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