Shirakawa Stay Station

  • Kawamata, Shirakawa, Gifu, Japan
  • An extension of JR Shirakawa-guchi station with multiple programs as a new entrance of the town
  • Dynamic wing-like roofs made of log structure symbolizes the town of timber, reacting to both sides of stations for human scale, train scale, and bus-car scales.
  • Welcoming entrance roofs with simple construction to engage young generation of carpenters

People: Eat, Gather, Read, Sit, Sleep, Study, Talk, Walk

typology: Station

Location: Flat land, River, Town

Material: Wood

Era: 2000s

Contributor: Daniel Weber
22 January 2019