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Cultural Hall Natyura in Iiyama / Kengo Kuma
Cultural Architecture, Japanese Architecture

Cultural Hall Natyura in Iiyama / Kengo Kuma

In Iiyama, Nagano, Architect Kengo Kuma which recently won the National Stadium for the 2020 Olympic Games, was chosen to design the Natyura Cultural Hall. This community complex features two large halls in addition to a civic center, providing the local population with a place to congregate and socialize. The inaguration coincide with the completion of a high speed railway…

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Teatro Oficina / Lina Bo Bardi
Cultural Architecture

Teatro Oficina / Lina Bo Bardi

The Oficina Theatro was designed by Brazilian Architect Lina Bo Bardi was built in São Paulo in 1984. The renovation of the historic and previously burned office building to a theater was designed almost entirely out of painted scaffolding, referencing the construction of the sets housed in the venue. Teatro Oficina has challenging sight lines, hard seats and is very much not…

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