Project: Pleats M
Architect: Hironaka Ogawa & Associates
Location: Saitama, Japan
Aiming to launch a fresh, distinctive brand for weddings, the client requested a unique architectural aesthetic that could be repeated in future developments. The client also hoped the façade would somehow accentuate the building's narrow, irregularly shaped site—a location most wedding chapel owners would typically avoid. The resulting white "folds" create a sense of drama while also blocking noise from nearby traffic.
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