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Video: A documentary on Toyo Ito's Sendai Mediatheque

00:00 - 18 March, 2013

One of Toyo Ito's most iconic building is undoubtedly the Sendai Mediatheque. The latest Pritzker laureate completed the building in 2001, a cultural media center allowing complete visibility and transparency to the surrounding community. 

French director Richard Copans made this documentary on the Sendai Mediatheque that you can't miss. You can watch part II and III after the break. And don't forget to check our complete coverage on the 2013 Pritzker Prize winner

House Yagiyama / Kazuya Saito Architects

01:00 - 14 November, 2012
House Yagiyama / Kazuya Saito Architects, © Yasuhiro Takagi
© Yasuhiro Takagi
  • Architects

  • Location

    Sendai, Miyagi, Japan
  • Structural Design

    Atsuhiro Nakahata, Yasushi Moribe
  • Site Area

    468.96 sqm
  • Total Foor Area

    137.47 sqm
  • Area

    137.47 sqm
  • Project Year

    2012
  • Photographs

    Yasuhiro Takagi, Courtesy of Kazuya Saito Architects

Chiropractic Office / Mitsuru Sato Architecture Studio @ DADA Architectural Atelier

01:00 - 1 September, 2011
Chiropractic Office / Mitsuru Sato Architecture Studio @ DADA Architectural Atelier, ©  Katsuo Koseki
©  Katsuo Koseki

©  Katsuo Koseki ©  Katsuo Koseki ©  Katsuo Koseki ©  Katsuo Koseki +16

AD Classics: Sendai Mediatheque / Toyo Ito

01:00 - 9 March, 2011
AD Classics: Sendai Mediatheque / Toyo Ito, Courtesy of RIBA
Courtesy of RIBA

Courtesy of Toyo Ito AD Classics: Sendai Mediatheque / Toyo Ito AD Classics: Sendai Mediatheque / Toyo Ito © Archienvironment +13

  • Architects

  • Location

    Sendai-shi, Japan
  • Architect

    Toyo Ito
  • References

    Toyo Ito, Ron Witte, Rob Gregory
  • Project Year

    2001
  • Photographs

    Courtesy of RIBA, Courtesy of Toyo Ito, Archienvironment

WOW Sendai / Upsetters Architects

01:00 - 16 January, 2011
WOW Sendai / Upsetters Architects, © Yusuke Wakabayashi
© Yusuke Wakabayashi

© Yusuke Wakabayashi © Yusuke Wakabayashi © Yusuke Wakabayashi © Yusuke Wakabayashi +16