Architecture, Building and Structure Design Kinari Kindergarten and Nursery by Taku Hibino This is a facility in Shizuoka, Japan, which has both functions of kindegarten and nursery. Kinari Kindergaten and Nursery has been required to build newly to meet neighbors' needs. This site used to be flourished by textile industries. To make children learn about the local culture and observe it, Ecru called Kinari in Japanese are put as the main design concept here. The building shape, color, material and any other elements are inspired by this concept, as well as the name of this kindergarten and nursery.