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The National Museum of Western Art – Tokyo, Japan

Posted in Built by Danielconnor on March 12, 2021

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Building: The National Museum of Western Art
Location: 7-7 Ueno-Koen, Taito-Ku, Tokyo, Japan
Architect: Le Corbusier
Supervisors: Junzo Sakakura, Kunio Maekawa, Takamasa Yoshizaka
Contractor: Shimizu Corporation
AE Interests:
1,587 square meter total area, entirely based on “the modulor” proportions, modernist, only Le Corbusier building in the far east, square layout, pyramidal skylights, double height ceilings, entirely concrete, galleries raised on concrete piers, ramps as vertical circulation.

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