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Fa-bo – Nomi City, Japan

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Building: Fa-bo
Location: Nomi City, Japan
Architects: Kengo Kuma
Structural Engineer: Ejiri Structural Engineers
Fiber Manufacturer: Komatsu Seiren
Completion: 2016

AE interests: World’s first use of carbon fibers as earthquake-resistant material, carbon fiber rods (3,089 total) provide structural support and shading, Carbon fiber composite (CABKINA Strand Rod) is sustainable and weighs 90% less than steel counterpart, roof garden and porous spongy ceramic for green space

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Written by Frances Lexine Gabrito

November 13, 2019 at 1:02 pm

Posted in Built

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