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Casa Wabi Chicken Coop, Puerto Escondido, Mexico. Architect: Kengo Kuma, 2017.

Casa Wabi Chicken Coop, Puerto Escondido, Mexico. Architect: Kengo Kuma, 2017.
:ESUM-0385-0001
: Timber and brick structure in coastal shrubland. Casa Wabi Chicken Coop, Puerto Escondido, Mexico. Architect: Kengo Kuma, 2017.
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:14/05/2019
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:Edmund Sumner/VIEW
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:Casa Wabi Chicken Coop
:Casa Wabi Chicken Coop, Puerto Escondido, Mexico. Architect: Kengo Kuma, 2017.
:Puerto Escondido
:Mexico
:Kengo Kuma
:Natural World
:Wildlife Sanctuary
:2017
:VIEW Architecture
:The construction of the chicken coop is based on an investigation of local materials carried out by Japanese architect Kengo Kuma. Kengo Kuma conceives the chicken coop as a representation of collective housing and their relationships. In order to recreate the colourless and ascetic world on the faraway seaside of Mexico, the wooden boards were charred; a method widely practiced traditionally in the western part of Japan. The system also allows walls and ceilings permeability and a constant flow of ventilation. Furthermore the coop has been built with materials such as sun-dried bricks to provide shade for the poultry and a cyclonic mesh to protect them from predators. The shape and dimensions of the chicken pen are be based on a simplified arch. It sits on a surface of 400m2 and was finished in January 2017.
:Casa Wabi Chicken Coop; architecture; Wildlife Sanctuary; North America; Mexico; Puerto Escondido; 2017; 21st Century; Kengo Kuma; Nobody; Copy space; distant view; day; exterior; hen house; chicken pen; sun-dried brick; charred timber; simple material; simplicity; exterior facade; shrubland; coastal; arid; heat; open air structure; grid; one-storey; oblong; shrub; oblique view
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:Copy space
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:Distant view
:Day
:Exterior
:Edmund Sumner
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