Musashino Art University Museum & Library steps

Musashino Art University Museum & Library, Tokyo

A library project by Sou Fujimoto Architects for one of the distinguished art universities in Japan: a new library building and refurbishment of the existing building into an art gallery, completed in 2010. The warm wooden interior provides enticing places to linger and read.

Ota Art Museum Library in Gunma Prefecture

Ota Art Museum & Library in Gunma Prefecture

About 10,000 people use Ota City Station every day, but few people walk in front of the station, shopping streets are quiet. To try to bring life back in front of Ota Station akihisa hirata architecture office have designed Ota Art Museum & Library.

Archasm Tokyo Anti Library Competition

Archasm Tokyo Anti Library Competition

Japan and its people have been at the forefront of a digital revolution since the past four or five decades. The country has long existed between two realms. On the one hand, we have the traditional “old world” of temples, tea ceremonies and calligraphic cherry blossoms.