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Makino Museum of Plants and People – Kochi City, Japan

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Building: Makino Museum of Plants and People
Location: Mount Godai, Kochi City, Japan
Completed: March 1999
Architect: Naito Architects and Associates
Structural Designer: Structural Design Group/SDG

AE Interests: Reinforced concrete and steel plus laminated wood roof framing. Large canopy provides sun shading efficiency. Deciduous trees planted next to external air intakes precools air before it enters the building.

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Written by Marcus Allen

January 27, 2010 at 5:58 pm

Posted in Built

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