Afrodite Moustroufis

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‘The Sounds of Kyudo’

Kyudo is traditional Japanese archery practised by a certain type of Buddhist monks as the centre of their daily lives. Arrows that produce a whistlye are used and an experienced monk can tell how good a shot was by the sound of its arrow. Designed for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, the project is a public pavilion exhibiting Kyudo, where the architecture emphasises on the sound of the archery shot. The building becomes a sonic landscape framing the archers.

  • Filed under: Student Work 2015-16