[archiseeds] Yusuhara Bridge Museum by Kengo Kuma & Associates

Yusuhara Wooden Bridge Museum

About from the Architect:

This is a plan to link two public buildings with a bridge-typed facility, which had been long separated by the road in between. The museum technically bridges communications in this area. It functions not only as a passage between the two facilities but also as an accommodation and workshop, ideal location for artist-in-residence programs. In this project, we challenged a structural system which composes of small parts, referring to cantilever structure often employed in traditional architecture in Japan and China. It is a great example of sustainable design, as you can achieve a big cantilever even without large-sized materials. Continue reading onĀ archdaily.com

Architects – Kengo Kuma & Associates

Location – Taro-gawa Yusuhara-cho, Takaoka-gun, Kochi Prefecture, Japan

Project Year – 2011

Photographs – Takumi Ota Photography

Yusuhara Wooden Bridge Museum

Yusuhara Wooden Bridge Museum