Monday, December 28, 2009

Riverwalk at Kokura

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Riverwalk, designed by the Jerde Partnership. is located in Kokura, Kitakyushu.

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Opened in 2003, the complex houses shops, cinemas, auditoriums, museums, and TV studios.

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The color scheme has the following meaning.
Brown for earth
Black for rooftiles
White for plaster
Red for lacquer
Yellow for ears of ripening rice.

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The Jerve Partnership has designed several other multi-use complexes in Japan, including Namba Parks in Osaka, and Canal City in Hakata.

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2 comments:

  1. Even without the traditional architecture in photo number two, these look very Oriental.

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