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Keywords Change this

Metabolism, Japanese Architecture, Brutalism

Project timeline

1962 – 1963

Type

Culture & Entertainment

Location Change this

Chuo-dori 1-7-1
Nichinan
Japan

Current state

Original

Architect Change this

Gross floor area Change this

2,938m²

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Article last edited by Bostjan on
February 05th, 2017

Nichinan Cultural Center Change this

Nichinan, Japan
by Kenzo Tange Change this
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Kenzo Tange created a crystalline internal space by opting for polygonal wall structures. The powerful concrete volumes are also an hommage to the cliffs on the coasts in the region. Here, concrete seems to be a “second nature”.

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