Sendai Mediatheque, Japan Library Building

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Sendai Mediatheque, Japan

Miyagi Library Building – design by Toyo Ito, architect

19 Mar 2013

Miyagi Library

Design: Toyo Ito & Associates

Location: Sendai-shi, Miyagi, Japan

Dates built: 1995-2001

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Sendai Mediatheque images / information from Pritzker Prize

Toyo Ito

This library building in Sendai, Miyagi Prefecture, Japan, was designed by Toyo Ito in 1995 and completed in 2001.

After a public consultation, an architectural competition was held for the design of the Mediatheque, and in March 1995 Toyo Ito and Associates Architects was named the winner out of 235 competing proposals.

Address: 2-1 Kasugamachi, Aoba Ward, 仙台市青葉区 Miyagi Prefecture 980-0821, Japan

Height: 36 m

Architectural style: Conceptual architecture


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