Shibata City Hall


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The new city hall project of Shibata-shi, Niigata which has 400 years of history as a castle town. This project is expected to become activation of a central city area, and a starting point on which a tourist takes a walk. The building consists of three layers. The high part is a work room which appears like white clouds. The medium-rise part is a parliamentary function. The low layer part has a citizen service function. There is a half-outdoor open space called “FUDANOTSUJI” in the first floor. The 44th Tokyo Association of Architectural Firms Award the Association Director’s Prize, The Illuminating Engineering Institute of Japan, the Tohoku Branch Award 2018, The Japan Prestressed Concrete Institute Award 2018.

LocationShibata, Niigata
UseCity hall
Scale7 stories 1 basement
Site area5462.11m2
Building area2841m2
Total floor area12,995m2
Architectaat+makoto yokomizo, architects Inc.
Structural designArup Japan
Service engineeringArup Japan
Sound engineeringNagata Acoustics
Landscape design-
Graphic designDIAGRAM naoyuki suzuki
Interior designKazuko Fujie Atelier (furniture/ basic design)
ConstructionTaisei Shibata Ito Joint Venture
Design periodApril 2012 〜 Dec. 2013
Construction periodJuly 2014 〜 Dec. 2016
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