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Kadare Cultural Centre – Akita, Japan

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Building: Kadare Cultural Centre
Location: Yurihonjō, Akita, Japan
Architects: Chiaki Arai Urban and Architecture Design
Design Team: Chiaki Arai, Ryoichi Yoshizaki, Masanori Asai, Miroku Arai, Toshihiro Yano
Structural Engineer: Arup
Contractor: Toda corporation

AE interests: Concept of “Cultural Sustainability”; multiporpose transforming theater; planetarium floating above Library like a moon; A 135m-long dynamic and spacious tunnel connecting theater, Citizen Activity Room, Gallery and north and south Pocket Parks

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Written by Joanne Jiang Xiao

September 10, 2014 at 1:49 pm

Posted in Built

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