Sometimes the container outmatches the content, like at the National Art Center of Tokyo. Designed by Kisho Kurokawa, it is one of the highest symbols of impermanence (as temporary structure) and honesty of materiality (as natural textures) in Japan.
Wooden stairs to the exhibition spaces.
Click to zoom in. This photo series is part of the reportage Japan of mine.
There is beauty in symmetry. Great pictures.