Kura-to Door

Transformation: From Kura–To to Entry Door

A Recent Works volume of AOME Architects, recounting the tale of how an amazing Japanese artifact was incorporated into the front entry door of a contemporary home.

Kura-To Transformation

In this edition of AOME Architects recent work volumes, the story of how a remarkable antique panel, finished on one side only, was transformed into a stunning front entry door to a contemporary home. Along the way we gain insights into the history and provenance of the special artifact and the design and fabrication and construction process by the architect and a horde of specialized craftsman and builders.