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The influence of Kuma’s design is the idea of braiding rope, so that it forms a strong and flexible rod-like structure. The idea is to have separate rods so that from afar it’s a sheer cloak.
Kuma is an expert at transforming the ordinary into something functional yet visually beautifully.
Kengo Kuma is also coming to Vancouver to give a presentation at the Chan Centre. He will be at UBC April 12th 2016 to discuss Westbank and Peterson’s Alberni project.
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