Akiha Ward Cultural Center – Niigata, Japan
Building: Akiha Ward Cultural Center
Location: 4 Shineicho, Akiha Ward, Niigata, Japan
Architects: Chiaki Arai Urban and Architecture Design
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.