©Kengo Kuma & Associates

Japan 1996River / Filter


This is a soba (buckwheat noodle) restaurant built with wood located along the Abukuma River. The hole in the center of the structure consists of a frame that allows the architecture to connect the land with the river. Light, the field of view and wind are controlled with wooden louvers that have three different pitches.

Cooperation Shigeru Aoki Labo Award 第20回 東北建築賞 作品賞 Publication Casa BRUTUS 2004/08 vol.53 , JA : The Japan Architect 2000/Summer 38 kengo kuma 隈研吾 , DETAIL 1998/02 , JA : The Japan Architect 1998/Winter 28 1997 YEARBOOK , Shinkenchiku 1997/06 , Shinkenchiku 1997/06 , Shoten Kenchiku 1997/05 , GA JAPAN 25 , Nikkei Architecture 1997/02/24 , Nikkei Architecture 1997/02/24 , GA JAPAN 23