“All in all, you’re just another brick in the wall.” Pink Floyd’s rock opera The Wall—a protest hymn against education—comes to mind when looking at Tokyo’s Fuji Kindergarten. The Montessori preschool is so far removed from the traditional school system that its architect, Takaharu Tezuka, decided to completely do away with the object of Pink Floyd’s wrath: The building has no walls. Children aged two to six roam free in the ring-shaped building, where sliding doors open on to a This story is from Kinfolk Issue Thirty-Three Buy Now Related Stories Arts & Culture Issue 42 Anna Wiener Anna Wiener was on the path to Silicon Valley success. Then she pivoted. Allyssia Alleyne charts the making of a tech-skeptic. Arts & Culture Issue 42 Influencers Anonymous Instagram content creators answer a short survey about the influencer industry. Arts & Culture Issue 42 Crazy Busy There’s no rest for the aspirational. Arts & Culture Issue 42 The Goal Keepers Not your therapist, not your friend: What accounts for the remarkable rise of the life coach? Arts & Culture Issue 42 Torrey Peters The Detransition, Baby author is living her best life. Arts & Culture Issue 42 Trash Talk On wish-cycling and wishful thinking.