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Posts tagged as 'Casalgrande Padana'

'Casalgrande Ceramic Cloud' by Kengo Kuma for Casalgrande Padana

‘Casalgrande Ceramic Cloud’ by Kengo Kuma for Casalgrande Padana

Acclaimed Japanese architect Kengo Kuma was asked by ceramic manufacturer Casalgrande Padana to create a monumental work to be installed in the road roundabout located at the main entrance of the company’s headquarters in Casalgrande, Italy.

 

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Casalgrande Old House by Kengo Kuma and Associates; photo by Marco Introini

Following his large-scale porcelain ‘Casalgrande Ceramic Cloud’ installation, the Japanese architect Kengo Kuma has recently realised this conversion of a typical, brick farmhouse into a light and airy exhibition space and an archive for the Italian ceramics manufacturer Casalgrande Padana. Completed in July 2011, the 470-square-meters building is located on company’s production site, in the countryside near the norther Italian city of Reggio Emilia. (more…)