I-AUD | International Program in Architecture and Urban Design

ADS-C 2019 Hiromasa Shirai Studio

Urban ex___ Nature
Re-consider new way of using natural materials for architecture

Aims of studio
– This studio aims to consider new way of using natural materials for architecture.
– The studio explores natural materials such as bamboo (竹) or Reed (葦) as architectural materials.
– Researching creative ways of using such materials, and then try to construct a real pavilion.
– The studio will have an intense workshop period

Phase- 1.
Research and Design
– Explore various ways of using natural materials
– Design small pavilion with natural materials
Workshop at Shiga prefecture
– Understanding target material
– Construct a pavilion
-Review design and construction process

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