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Ark Nova world’s first inflatable inflatable concert hall designed by Japanese architect Arata Isozaki who teamed with British-Indian sculptor Anish Kapoor, to tour Japan’s flood-hit areas.

Images © Lucerne Festival Arknova 2013

Kapoor having created the Leviathan in Paris, designed Ark Nova to travel around Japan in areas still recovering from the tsunami, for the Lucerne Music Festival.

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The Ark Nova structure made of a coated polyester material, measures 18m by 35m wide and has room for around 500 guests.

The first event will run from Friday through October 14.

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source Lucerne Festival Arknova 2013