MILAN, ITALY Renovation
The University of Tokyo: Year 4:
Studio Kuma - Lab: Spring 2013: Competition
PROFESSOR: Kengo Kuma,
ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR: Ko Nakamura,
KENGO KUMA AND ASSOCIATES: Javier Villar Ruiz.
The project aims to combine the sport-ing activities, relaxation and dining with the theme of the landscape - as a "urban landscape".
The strategy implemented by the project involves the re-functionalization of the Interior of the Velodrome and the connection of the same with the external environment. The velodrome is not seen as building "closed," comparable to a defined object and the content itself, but rather as an "open system" capable of amplifying its urban function and re-vitalizes the area on which it is built.