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Awaji Yumebutai International Conference Center – Yumebutai, Awaji City, Hyogo Prefecture

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Building: Awaji Yumebutai International Conference Center
Location: 1 Yumebutai, Awaji City, Hyogo 656-2306 Japan
Completed: 1995
Architect: Tadao Ando, Architecture Research Center

AE Interests: Built after a devastating earthquake, the compound layers the alter topography with little adjustments to the natural ground.

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Written by Marcus Allen

January 27, 2010 at 5:30 pm

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Oita Agricultural Park – Hayami-gun, Japan

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Building: Oita Agricultural Park
Location: Oita, Hayami-gun, Japan
Completed: March 2000
Architect: Toyo Ito & Associates, Architects
Structural Engineers: K. Nakata & Associates, Ren Structure Engineer

AE Interests: Reinforced Concrete and Steel Frame. Pitched Roof gathers and permits sunlight entry during the day.

Written by Marcus Allen

January 27, 2010 at 5:00 pm

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