Admire the 'Bookshelf Theater' designed by Kengo Kuma for the Kadokawa Cultural Museum 3 minutes to read

Admire the ‘Bookshelf Theater’ designed by Kengo Kuma for the Kadokawa Cultural Museum 3 minutes to read


Boasting more than 50,000 books, the massive library at the heart of the Kadokawa Cultural Museum isn’t just for book enthusiasts or curious readers hoping to find a new title.

Designed by famous architects Kengo KumaThis towering, towering site is more of a cultural gathering space than a traditional book collection, where Ryosuke Kosuge, who works as RK, recently recorded a series of new photos.

Just a few months after opening, the Tokyo Regional Library hosted many musical and theatrical performances, with staggered racks and metal walkways serving as the backdrop. Many events – which you can view on Kadokawa’s Instagram photos – have used projection mapping and embedded screens, creating a vivid experience that illuminates a space largely lined with wood with candy-colored lighting.

To admire the multipurpose venue from above, check out this drone tour and find more of RK’s architectural photos of city life on Instagram.

Translator: Nam Vu

Source: thisiscolossal



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