Sugamo Shinkin Bank / Shimura Branch
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Inspired by the Japanese traditional sliding screens, Emmanuelle has been developing “Shikiri”, a new concept which literally means “dividing space with colors” in English. She creates spaces using colors, not as a finishing element applied at the end of the design process in order to decorate the space, but as three-dimensional layers, which create the space. By a very distinguished use of colors, she designs new concepts, new atmospheres which give emotions to people.
■ Emmanuelle Moureaux created 6 large models exploring the architectural approaches of her design concept of ‘shikiri’ at the Venice Architecture Biennale 2014. >More info
■ Sugamo Shinyo Kinko Ekoda branch was opened recently. The report of the press review on Japan-architects.com Blog.