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Gifu Media Cosmos – Gifu, Japan

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Building: ‘Minna No Mori’ Gifu Media Cosmos
Location: Gifu, Japan
Architect: Toyo Ito & Associates
Structural Engineering and Fire: Arup
Lighting: Lighting Planners Associates
Completion: 2015

AE Interests:
11 polyester hanging globes optimize air flow and natural lighting, cutting energy consumption by 40%. The curved wooden lattice roof was made by bending individual timber pieces on site.

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Written by Jordan Stirling

October 21, 2019 at 12:11 pm

Posted in Built

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