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  • CHOURAKUKAN
  • Kering Building Omotesando
  • Taro Okamoto Memorial Museum
  • Toraya Karyo Kyoto Ichijo Store
  • Takarazuka University Osaka Umeda Campus
  • Junko Fukutake Hall
  • Takaoka Art Museum
  • Toyota Municipal Museum of Art
  • Sugai Clinic
  • Minato Community Center
  • Nagoya Kintetsu Building
  • Sakaide Artifical Ground
CHOURAKUKAN

CHOURAKUKAN

Designed by
James McDonald Gardiner

This building was built as a guesthouse owned by a successful businessman, Kichibei Murai. A three-story building with a basement. This work is registered as a cultural property of Kyoto City.

Completed in 1909
Kyoto

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Kering Building Omotesando

Kering Building Omotesando

Designed by
Toyo Ito

Kering Building is the headquarters in Japan of the global luxury group, Kering. It was formerly the building of the Italian fashion brand, TOD’S. Seven-story building with one level basement. T……

Completed in 2004
Tokyo

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Taro Okamoto Memorial Museum

Taro Okamoto Memorial Museum

Designed by
Junzo Sakakura

This building was originally the workshop and residence where artist Taro Okamoto spent from 1954 until his death in 1996. Junzo Sakakura was friends with Taro Okamoto since he was studying abroad in ……

Completed in 1954
Tokyo

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Toraya Karyo Kyoto Ichijo Store

Toraya Karyo Kyoto Ichijo Store

Designed by
Hiroshi Naito

Kyoto well-known Japanese sweet store Ichijo branch. A two-story building.

Completed in 2009
Kyoto

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Takarazuka University Osaka Umeda Campus

Takarazuka University Osaka Umeda Campus

Designed by
Tadao Ando

The school campus of Nursing, Takarazuka University in Umeda, Osaka. The lighting installed on building walls is done by the artist James Turrell. This work received the Kinki New Office Promotion Awa……

Completed in 2002
Osaka

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Junko Fukutake Hall

Junko Fukutake Hall

Designed by
SANAA

The hall was built with a donation from Junko Fukutake of the Fukutake Foundation for the Promotion of Education and Culture. Construction is by Kajima Corporation. The BCS award has been received.

Completed in 2013
Okayama

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Takaoka Art Museum

Takaoka Art Museum

Designed by
Shōzō Uchii

An art museum in Takaoka. On the 2nd floor, The gallery of a manga artist Fujiko F. Fujio, who is from Takaoka. Selected as one of the 100 best public buildings.

Completed in 1994
Toyama

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Toyota Municipal Museum of Art

Toyota Municipal Museum of Art

Designed by
Yoshio Taniguchi

An art museum built on a small hill in Toyota, Aichi. This work received the BCS Prize.

Completed in 1995
Aichi

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Sugai Clinic

Sugai Clinic

Designed by
Itsuko Hasegawa

A medical clinic located in Matsuyama, Ehime. Saka no Ue no Kumo Museum designed by Tadao Ando is located next to this building.

Completed in 1986
Ehime

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Minato Community Center

Minato Community Center

Designed by
Hiroshi Hara

This is the main facility of the Minato Urban Renewal Project, which is a city project by Imabari, Ehime. The nickname for this facility is Habari.

Completed in 2016
Ehime

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Nagoya Kintetsu Building

Nagoya Kintetsu Building

Designed by
Junzo Sakakura

Kintetsu railroad terminal building, glass screens are installed on the higher floor, and piloti, massive columns are used to create open space on the ground floor.

Completed in 1966
Aichi

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Sakaide Artifical Ground

Sakaide Artifical Ground

Designed by
Masato Ōtaka

A housing project called Municipal Kyomachi housing complex, which is built on the constructed land. Retails shops, parking lots, and a civic hall are built below the housing complex. This work is s……

Completed in 1968
Kagawa

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