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Stonescape by Kengo Kuma Reinvents Japanese Courtyard Spaces

 - May 8, 2013
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Cavernous and modern, the Stonescape by Kengo Kuma installation showcases a modern take on Japanese zen gardens.

The piece incorporates undulating stone patterns around the space with pools of water and bamboo trees scattered across the landscape. This contemporary take showcases a novel approach to courtyard topography incorporating a neoteric design ethos.

"The clean and pure Pietra Serena stone is used so as to recreate a topography that, as in real landscapes, molds the shape of water, guides our walking and gives a context to the objects to better admire them," say the architects of their project. Stonescape by Kengo Kuma is part of the Urban Stories exhibition that aims to seduce visitors with its inventive imagining of urban spaces.