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Strip 8. Ono

Strip 8. Construction Site highlighted
View from top of the Onoimoko Park
Onoimoko Shrine
View towards the selected building site
Concept proposal. Structure within retaining walls.

28. November 2019 Update
Tsunamis, floods , earthquakes, landslides… Natural disasters are a not to be overseen during the architectural design process within Japan. Considering the selected location within the building site, earthquakes become a main concern for the design process, the structure therefore becomes the main design topic. As a structural concept, the project attempts to match underground vibrations by moving along the shaking ground, a steel structure is being developed in order to allow the proposal to become part of the ground in which it is buried.