Kurokawa Food Center

  • Kurokawa, Shirakawa, GIfu, Japan
  • A flexible open community space with a pipe organ, mainly used as a food marketplace
  • Multi-directional sawtooth timber structure re-imagined for the central communal space in the neighborhood
  • Double columns between the roofs working as a working corridor for the market, as well as dealing with the better roof drainage detailing

People: Gather, Walk, Play, Work

typology: Market, Open Space

Climate: Light

Location: Flat land, River, Village

Material: Wood

Era: 2000s

Contributor: Patrick Perämäki
20 January 2019