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Takaharu Tezuka: The best kindergarten you’ve ever seen


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At this school in Tokyo, five-year-olds cause traffic jams and windows are for Santa to climb into. Meet: the world's cutest kindergarten, designed by architect Takaharu Tezuka. In this charming talk, he walks us through a design process that really lets kids be kids. 

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Interested in more projects and marvels by Tezuka architects? Check out their blog here where you can read about their latest architectural feats and designs that will inspire you to imagine the future of space and buildings. 

Also have you ever wondered about the connections between human psychology, emotion and architecture? You're not the only one. This field of research has expanded in the past 15 years and has greatly influenced the ways in which architects have modeled and designed buildings. This Wired article from 2011 will introduce you to some of the research that has ensued.

To learn even more about how architects study human behavior and culture to better inform their designs, take a look at the International Interior Design Association and the field of Architecture and Anthropology

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