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Fukushima Gender Equality Centre – Nihonmatsu, Japan

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Building:  Fukushima Gender Equality Centre
Location:  Nihonmatsu, Fukushima Prefecture, Japan
Completion:  2000
Architect:  Maki and Associates
Client:  Fukushima Prefecture
Structural Engineer:  Hanawa Structural Engineers
Mechanical/Electrical Engineer:  Sogo Consultants

AE Interests:  brick foundation set into the hillside, reinforced concrete and steel structure, louver-clad structure floats above base, building has core (3-level public space)

Written by Zahra Bhora

January 24, 2010 at 6:41 pm

Posted in Built

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