Tomihiro Art Museum


  • cultural & educational

Museum that consists of 33 various size cylinders. Flexibility & strength, abstract-ness & concreteness, simplicity & com-plexity, architecture with the space of these concepts conflicting at the same time. Wild plants grow in the space between cylinders. AIJ Prize Architectural Design Division 2006 The Architectural Institute of Japan, JIA Prize 2006 The Japan Institute of Architects, International Architecture Awards 2006.

LocationMidori-shi, Gunma Prefecture
StructureSteel structure + concrete part
Scale1 story
Site area18114m2
Building area2463.50m2
Total floor area2463.50m2
Architectaat+makoto yokomizo, architects Inc.
Structural designArup Japan
Service engineering-
Lighting plan-
Sound engineering-
Landscape design-
Graphic design-
Interior design-
ConstructionKajima Corporation
Design periodMarch2002-July2004
Construction periodSept2004-March2005
Others2002 1st Prize, International Design Competition, 2006 Prize AIJ, Architectural Institute Awards, 2006 Prize JIA, Japan Institute of Architects, 2006 International Architecture Awards
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