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The boat-shaped Kagawa Prefectural Gymnasium in Japan by Pritzker Structure Prize-winning architect Kenzo Tange is ready to be demolished. Designed by the late architect within the Nineteen Fifties, the landmark has been beneath risk of demolition since 2014 due to a roof leak.
As the choice was made with out session from the local people, a petition has been launched to avoid wasting the constructing.
Native architect Noriyuki Kawanishi informed Dezeen that the announcement has made folks “very unhappy and offended”.
This week’s publication additionally featured a recent extension of an English dwelling by Ström Architects, the announcement that UK studio Atkins will likely be engaged on The Line megacity in Saudi Arabia and the completion of the world’s first constructing product of carbon concrete.
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