Miaoxin Wang

Miaoxin Wang

San Luis Obispo, CA, US


Shibuya P.W.C

Metabolic space in a high-density urban arena

Traditional Japanese architecture has been seen as “architecture of walls”, and the flexibility of space framed by moving sho-ji walls  are  the defining architectural elements. Shibuya P.W.C combines the modularity in modern Japanese Metabolism architecture in 1960s and its culture of wall and creates a 12-story structure with pistons(infrastructure),  moving sho-ji walls (thresholds), and chambers(territory) to constantly configure into spatial conditions for different activities. 

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Status: School Project
Location: Tokyo, JP
Additional Credits: Instructor: Don Choi