Tomihiro Museum in gumma is dedicated to a local poet and shi ga artist hoshino tomihiro - a former mountain climber and gymnastic teacher who got seriously injured and became paralyzed developed a technique to draw with his mouth and started painting flowers as part of his recovery and healing process.
the site a mountain village north to tokyo has steep slope at the bank of a manmade lake that enjoys an interesting change due high tide low tide difference.
we designed a simple slab that dramatizes this phenomenon.
architecture & interior design || arch. adi wainbrg, arbejazz studio architects
site || gumma, Japan
specification II museum, public
stage || competition mention
drawings || adi wainberg