Monument to Time, Benson & Forsyth

Monument to Time, Divided house
Benson & Forsyth
Oshima Park, Toyama, Japan
36°43’54.97”N 137°4’28.6”E

The Monument to time, or divided house is a building designed by Benson & Forsyth. It was build in Oshima’s central park, Japan but has now been dismantled. The building is divided by a reinforced concrete wall into two structures. The first part, made of straw, represents traditional Japanese craftsmanship and agricultural cultivation. The other structure, made of new materials, represents industrialization and modernity.

Source: Mrs Tsk, Uratti

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