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21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art – Kanazawa, Japan

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Building: 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art
Location: Kanazawa, Ishikawa, Japan
Completed: 2004
Architect: Kazuyo Sejima and Ryue Nishizawa–SANAA
Structural Engineer: SSC/ Sasaki Structural Consultants
General Contractor: Joint venture between Takanaka, Hazama, Toyokura, Oka, Honjin, and Nihonkai

AE Interest: Circular design accessible from multiple entrances; transparent, curved curtain walls

Article: 1, 2

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Written by Xiuzhu Shao

September 26, 2012 at 12:49 pm

Posted in Built

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