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Akiha Ward Cultural Center – Niigata, Japan

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Akiha Ward Cultural Center  Akiha Ward Cultural Center interior2
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Building: Akiha Ward Cultural Center
Location: 4 Shineicho, Akiha Ward, Niigata, Japan
Architects: Chiaki Arai Urban and Architecture Design
Year: 2013
Design Team: Chiaki Arai ,Ryoichi Yoshizaki, Tomonori Niimi, Akira Sogo
Structural Engineer: TIS&PARTNERS Co., Ltd.
Contractor: Taisei and Shinko and Tanaka joint venture

AE Interest:  The structure itself works to optimize sound effects; lighting effects that visually change the mass of solid concrete.

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Written by Joanne Jiang Xiao

September 10, 2014 at 1:25 pm

Posted in Built

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