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Urban Woods by Yoshiaki Oyabu Architects is Distinctively Designed

By: Jana Pijak - Published: Apr 6, 2012 • References: geocities.jp and frameweb
Clad in an abundance of wooden sticks, Urban Woods by Yoshiaki Oyabu Architects is a bold residential complex located on a busy street in Osaka, Japan. Fusing nature with the starkness of a large urban environment, this off-kilter building features an imaginative renovation applied atop an existing structure.

Adding a layer of overlapping wooden framework, these new materials juxtapose the building's original steel and glass fa├žade. For those living in the big city but longing for more nature, the Urban Woods by Yoshiaki Oyabu Architects is an apartment building worth living in.

With an awe-inspiring front facade and bold interiors, this amazing residential structure is unlike any other building on the block. Fusing nature with an artificially built urban environment, this project is an art piece one can inhabit.