Japanese Crystal Palace Echoes the Fragile Minds of the Students it Houses

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When Foxconn employees fall asleep at their workstations, this is the heaven they dream of running through without any clothes on (until the soldering iron burning into their cheek awakes them)—the all-white Kanagawa Institute of Technology.

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Designed by architect Junya Ishigami and Associates, the "studio/workplace" in the outskirts of Tokyo has been created using 305 non-aligned and seemingly randomly placed support pillars, with almost no repeating themes or angles—making the internals of the place as much of a confused blank canvas as the brains of the students that'll be working within. [Cretique via Core77]

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NeroAngelo

umm wait ... isn't Japan a country on the Ring of Fire ???

i don't care how much technology is advanced, but i refuse to believe that building is Quake-Proof ^_^;