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Hyogo Prefectural Museaum of Art – Hyogo, Japan

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Building: Hyogo Prefectural Museum of Art
Location: 1-1-1 Wakihama Kaigandori, Chuo-ku, Kobe, Hyogo, Japan
Client: Hyogo Prefectural Government
Completed: 2001
Architect: Tadao Ando Architect & Associates
Structural Engineer(s): Toshihiko Kimura Structural Engineers, Kanebako Structural Engineers
Disaster Prevention: Ataka Fire Safety Design Office
Construction: Obayashi, Shimizu, Konoike, Shinko Kosan Construction, Meiwa and Yamada Joint Venture
Total floor area: 27,461.41 sq. m.

AE Interests: Steel reinforced concrete structure; foundation of cast-in-place concrete steel piles; seismic isolation devices; flat concrete slab overhangs; three glass enclosed, rectangular volumes; grey water system

Written by Jake Henning

September 2, 2010 at 1:54 am

Posted in Built

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