ryo yamada: previous landscape installation ryo yamada: previous landscape installation
aug 10, 2012

ryo yamada: previous landscape installation

‘previous landscape’ by ryo yamada, yumino hagiwara and genki fujita

japanese architect ryo yamada has conceived ‘previous landscape’, themed by the people of the community, commemorating the glory and energy that once existed in the historic industrial district. a warehouse that long served as the core of the shipping industry is utilized to display the artwork. the outer appearance of the building still remains preserved since the early 20th century, instilling a sense of energy that existed during that time. the building’s unused verandas showcase 50 human-shaped silhouettes that represent those who worked there with pride, symbolizing the vivacity during a time of prosperity within the area. the life-sized human-shaped objects consist of black nets and small airbags, where each piece is given unique look, strategically placed evenly among the balconies outside the edifice.

view of the top

human-shaped silhouettes that represent those who worked there with pride

many people re-focus on the unused warehouse

human-shaped objects symbolize the vivacity of the workers during a time of prosperity in the district

the outer appearance of the warehouse that still remains preserved since the pinnacle of the shipping industry in the early 20th century 

the unused verandas showcase 50 human-shaped "silhouettes" that represent those who worked there with pride

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  • I think they need a few more photos showing the exact same thing…..

    Ronin says:
  • could someone please tell where it is?

    mikke says:
  • Yeah,simple point…..where?????

    iain6876 says:

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