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Kengo Kuma - Power of Place, V&A Museum
Event Date 03/03/2014
Location London
Country United Kingdom
Description Discussion with celebrated Japanese architect Kengo Kuma, whose first British building will be V&A at Dundee. This talk explores his approach to architecture and how a new relationship is being formed between people and place. Kuma established the now prolific Kengo Kuma & Associates in 1990. Among his major works are the Great Bamboo Wall (2002, Beijing, China), Nezu Museum (2009, Tokyo), Yusuhara Marche and Wooden Bridge Museum (2010). A number of large projects are ongoing, with arts centres in Besancon and Marseille completed during 2013 and work on V&A at Dundee due to begin later this year.
URL www.vam.ac.uk/whatson/event/3136/kengo-kuma-power-of-place-4539/