Designer Veneers At Superior Woodcraft
In Part 1 of Designer Veneers At Superior Woodcraft we introduced you to some wonderful new composite wood surfaces (wood veneers). These wood veneers were developed by Ettore Sottsass. In Part II of Designer Veneers At Superior Woodcraft we introduced you to veneer designs by Front Design. Our third introduction encompasses the work of the Campana Brothers, Fernando (born 1961) and Humberto (born 1953) – Campana Brothers – Designer Veneers at Superior Woodcraft – Part III. In Par IV- of Designer Veneers at Superior Woodcraft we introduce you to Kengo Kuma.
Kengo Kuma is one of the most significant contemporary Japanese architects. He expresses the emotional content of materials, connected with their intrinsic characteristics in construction and with the teachings of Japanese tradition. Kuma’s stated goal is to recover the tradition of Japanese buildings and to reinterpret these traditions for the 21st century.
Born in Yokohama in 1954, Kuma studied at Tokyo University, graduating in 1979. In 1987, he opened Spatial Design Studio, and in 1990, Kengo Kuma & Associates, based in Tokyo. His Paris office was opened in 2008. In 2009, Kuma started Kuma Lab. Kuma Lab is a Research Laboratory in the Department of Architecture, Faculty of Engineering at the University of Tokyo. Kengo Kuma teaches at the Graduate School of Architecture – Tokyo University. He has taught at Keio University, University of Illinois and Columbia University. His work has been internationally acknowledged and received prestigious awards.
Kuma has completed many key architectural projects that have been internationally recognized and Kuma has received many prestigious awards for his work.
Wood Composite Surfaces Designed by Kengo Kuma
We hope that you enjoyed your introduction to Kengo Kuma wood composite veneers available at Superior Woodcraft. Be sure to stay tuned for more interesting designer veneers that will inspire you. Please contact Superior Woodcraft to commission our artisans to create a truly unique custom project that is perfect for you.
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