Tunnel of Light

Tunnel of Light
By MAD Architects as Architects

MAD Restores the Kiyotsu Gorge Tunnel with Artistic Spaces for the 2018 Echigo-TsumariTriennale
MAD Architects, led by Ma Yansong, has completed the restoration of the Kiyotsu Gorge Tunnel in Japan’s Niigata prefecture. The revitalization project sees the installation of several permanent artistic spaces along the historic lookout tunnel, with the intention of bringing back the cultural energy that once empowered the region. The “Tunnel of Light” opened on the occasion of the 2018 Echigo-TsumariTriennale.

Located in the heart of Japan’s snow country, Echigo-Tsumari is home to mountainous terrain and a satoyama which is an agricultural expanse,…Read More

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Location Niigata, Japan
Program Type Tunnel
Year Build completed in the year 2018
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Architects MAD Architects

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