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Yashima Project / Shogo Iwata

© Shigeo Ogawa
© Shigeo Ogawa
  • Architects: Shogo Iwata
  • Location: Takamatsu, Kagawa Prefecture, Japan
  • Site Area: 1685.26 sqm
  • Total Floor Area: 1566.39 sqm
  • Area: 933.57 sqm
  • Project Year: 2012
  • Photographs: Shigeo Ogawa

© Shigeo Ogawa © Shigeo Ogawa © Shigeo Ogawa © Shigeo Ogawa

AD Classics: Kagawa Prefectural Gymnasium / Kenzo Tange

Photo by naoyafujii - http://www.flickr.com/photos/naoyafujii/
Photo by naoyafujii - http://www.flickr.com/photos/naoyafujii/

At about the same time as Kenzo Tange’s two huge Olympic arenas for the Olympic Games in the summer of 1964 in Tokyo, there was built in the southern part of Japan a much more modest sports arena of Takamatsu in Kagawa Prefecture between 1962 and 1964. More after the break.

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Teshima Art Museum / Ryue Nishizawa