For his latest project Kengo Kuma was inspired by Kiki’s Delivery Service, a 1989 Japanese animated film written by Hayao Miyazaki.
The famous Japanese architect unveiled the first images of the museum Eiko Kadono. It will rise in the city of Tokyo, a white flower-shaped building with a strawberry-colored interior.
To visit the museum, however, we still have to wait, the opening is scheduled for July 2023 in honor of Eiko Kadono, who wrote “Kiki’s Delivery Service”, the original novel on which the homonymous film by Studio Ghibli.
“I want visitors to make memories here. Memories can give us energy as we live our lives,” said Kadono.
In addition, the architects have tried to recreate the city Koriko, where Kiki, the protagonist of the film, after starting her novitiate year begins her delivery activity on her flying broom.
A magical place where to relive all the art of Eiko Kadono and not only, next to the impressive museum will be renovated and redeveloped the park in front.
While waiting for its opening, we leave you the first images below!