FEATURED PUBLIC ART PROJECT
The Future Starts Now
Mejiro Kindergarten (Wada Minoru Gakuen)
Mejiro Station, Tokyo
3000 Stainless Steel Letters, Punched Aluminum Panels
20 x 30 meters
THE PROJECT a redesign of the Wada Minoru Gakuen (Mejiro Institute of Education and Child Development), A new learning institution in Mejiro, Tokyo’s prestigious Ivy League academic district. The building is directly in front of the train station (Mejiro, Yamanote Line) and opposite the Royal Gakshuin University where the Emperor’s children attend.
The school is a combination effort of education for teachers and children between the ages of 3-6 years old. The top 5 floors of the building are dedicated as a learning centre for teachers that will implement the new semi radical structure reform of the Japanese education system.
by Rikki Kasso
color & monochrome
Printed in Japan