Unit 1

Lantern sliding wall

Unit 1 + Kurashima-mokkoujyo


Lantern sliding wall(shoji) is a lighting that unifies sliding wall(shoji) and lantern. It is aiming to offer natural and artificial light provided by natural and industrial materials. 


The lantern sliding wall lightens cutting edges of latice made out of acrylic. The materials as rice paper and acrylic lattice provide graduation of light and expressive lighting performance.


Lantern sliding wall on the ceiling applies one of traditional sliding doors called Muso-mado to modern lighting. It has two layer of screens with rice paper. Lighting is installed in one of them. It is capable of adjusting light amount by sliding one layer of the screen.