Architect tops Japanese community center with a series of striking wooden roofs

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“The large roof of the hall is a traditional hipped shape that is often seen in the villages of Naoshima,” said Sambuichi.

“This shape is a visualization of the flow of moving materials in Naoshima, and simultaneously produces a pressure differential that causes air to circulate in the hall.”

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A series of cantilevering cubes make up this French social housing complex

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Terry Ward Natural Burial Series Volume 2

Terry Ward is a land developer in Texas who has dedicated himself to educating the public about Natural, or Green, Burial. Terry is also programming a piece of property in Chappell Hill, Texas to become a Natural Burial Preserve, or Natural – Green – Cemetery. Terry’s vision for this site includes personalized rituals, biodegradable caskets and urns, meadows, forests, pathways and ponds. To contact terry, you can email him directly at TWARD100@AOL.COM, or visit his website: www.ACountryCommunity.com

Terry Ward’s Natural Burial Series Volume 3

Terry Ward is a land developer in Texas who has dedicated himself to educating the public about Natural, or Green, Burial. Terry is also programming a piece of property in Chappell Hill, Texas to become a Natural Burial Preserve, or Natural – Green – Cemetery. Terry’s vision for this site includes personalized rituals, biodegradable caskets and urns, meadows, forests, pathways and ponds. To contact terry, you can email him directly at TWARD100@AOL.COM, or visit his website: www.ACountryCommunity.com

Terry Ward’s Natural Burial Series Volume 2

Terry Ward is making Natural Burial (aka Green Burial) education and development his life’s mission. In this second volume of his Natural Burial Series, Terry compares conventional burial and cremation, and then reveals that there is yet a third option, Natural Burial. Natural, or Green, Burial is an inexpensive and eco-friendly alternative to the way America has been burying its dead since the Civil War.

Terry Ward’s Natural Burial Series Volume 1

Terry Ward is a land developer in Texas who has dedicated himself to educating the public about Natural, or Green, Burial. Terry is also programming a piece of property in Chappell Hill, Texas to become a Natural Burial Preserve, or Natural – Green – Cemetery. Terry’s vision for this site includes personalized rituals, biodegradable caskets and urns, meadows, forests, pathways and ponds. To contact terry, you can email him directly at TWARD100@AOL.COM, or visit his website: www.ACountryCommunity.com

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Terry Ward’s Natural Burial Series. Volume 1.