Gunma Insect World (Insect Observation Hall) – Kiryu, Japan
Building: Gunma Insect World (Insect Observation Hall)
Location: Kiryu, Japan
Architect: Tadao Ando
Client: Gunma Prefecture
Cross Floor Area: 4, 309 m2
Park Area: 48 acres
AE Interests: Research center located in a nature reserve. Glass dome roof curved interior and exterior walls with exposed concrete. Roof composed of 1,287 triangular panes. Reinforced concrete, steel and steel-framed reinforced concrete.