Word Architects | Metal ‘Stone’ Caps Kengo Kuma’s Cultural Village

If they wanted the roof to look like stone, why not just use stone? Weight and long-term performance are often concerns when considering using real materials. Finished aluminum can be a great substitute to achieve design direction while staying on budget. Read more on why Kengo Kuma’s design team chose Pure + FreeForm custom aluminum finishes for the Portland Japanese Garden Cultural Village.