Japanese architect Tadao Ando’s work usually leaves people stunned, but his latest work is a piece of art. His latest work, the Hill of Buddha in the Japanese town of Sapporo is a landscape architecture project that consists of building a prayer hall around a 15 year old stone sculpture of Buddha.
The aim of this project was to build a prayer hall that would enhance the attractiveness of a stone Buddha sculpted 15 years ago. The site is a gently sloping hill on 180 hectares of lush land belonging…
from Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building http://inhabitat.com/tadao-ando-embeds-open-air-prayer-hall-around-massive-15-year-old-buddha-statue