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Kanazawa Station – Kanazawa, Japan

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[1], [2], [3]

Building: Kanazawa Station
Location: Kanazawa: Ishikawa Prefecture
Architect: Ryuzo Shirae
Design/Construction: 2005


AE Interest: Overhaul of a 120-year-old building; The Tzuzimi-mon Gate is composed of radially angled beams cut from Japanese Cypress. The Motenashi dome is important to protect travelers from frequent snow.

Articles: [a1], [a2]

Written by Max Ballard

October 23, 2019 at 12:18 pm

Posted in Built

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