The Koban Police Station by Klein Dytham Architecture is Whimsically Designed

 - Apr 3, 2012
References: klein-dytham & frameweb
The Koban Police Station by Klein Dytham Architecture is whimsically designed. Featuring an abundance of rainbow hues and modern design elements, this isn't an ordinary cop headquarters.

Located in Kumamoto, Japan, this cheerful and colorful structure exudes a friendly and approachable image. This bold architecture piece, which is wrapped in a series of curved walls, features a graphic polka-dot pattern that is perforated. Back-painted in rainbow hues, this vivid element allows light to penetrate the cut-out openings, creating a ray of colored light that emerges, casting shadows on the structure's surrounding pavement.

Architect Mark Dytham believed in fusing fun and function when designing this dynamic space. This bold architecture piece is a modern take on the stark and traditional police station. The Koban Police Station challenges the way public spaces are designed.