Located in the city of Ube, Yamaguchi Prefecture, the unusual below-ground building has sparked debate amongst commenters.
“The strength of the novelty nullifies the concrete crime”, wrote one.
One of King Charles III’s architectural interventions led to the creation of the postmodern National Gallery extension
Other stories in this week’s newsletter include King Charles III’s impact on British architecture, PMA Madhushala’s Indian home wrapped in a perforated wall of brick and stone and an “elegant shelter” around a chestnut tree by João Mendes Ribeiro.
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