jun aoki & associates: white chapel, osaka, japan jun aoki & associates: white chapel, osaka, japan
mar 13, 2009

jun aoki & associates: white chapel, osaka, japan

‘white chapel’, osaka, japan by jun aoki architects image © daici ano courtesy jun aoki & associates

earlier this week designboom met acclaimed japanese architect jun aoki. our interview with him will be published in the coming months.

here is his white chapel project that he designed in 2006.

‘white chapel’ image © daici ano courtesy jun aoki & associates

the chapel was built within the site of hyatt regency osaka and it is mainly used for wedding ceremonies. the ‘ring’ structural system is hung along the perimeter of the chapel, which consists of truncated tetrahedrons made of steel rings. from inside, one can see the rings only through layered fabrics so that their presence is softly insinuated.

‘white chapel’ interior screen, only visible from the inside image © daici ano courtesy jun aoki & associates

‘white chapel’ steel rings image © daici ano courtesy jun aoki & associates

‘white chapel’ interior image © daici ano courtesy jun aoki & associates

‘white chapel’ image © daici ano courtesy jun aoki & associates

‘white chapel’ image © daici ano courtesy jun aoki & associates

jun aoki portrait © designboom

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