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  6. Teshima Art Museum / Ryue Nishizawa

Teshima Art Museum / Ryue Nishizawa

  • 08:30 - 19 July, 2011
Teshima Art Museum / Ryue Nishizawa
Teshima Art Museum / Ryue Nishizawa, © Iwan Baan
© Iwan Baan

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  • Architects

  • Location

    Takamatsu, Kagawa Prefecture, Japan
  • Architect in Charge

    Ryue Nishizawa
© Iwan Baan
© Iwan Baan

Text description provided by the architects. The Teshima Art Museum designed by Tokyo-based architect Ryue Nishizawa and Japanese artist Rei Naito opened in 2010 for the Setouchi International Art Festival that was held in the Takamatsu Port area of Japan.  

© Iwan Baan
© Iwan Baan

The open gallery space features 25cm thick concrete shell with two elliptical openings that are open to elements.  Iwan Baan shows on his website a great photo set of the art museum which can be viewed here.

© Iwan Baan
© Iwan Baan

More of Iwan Baan's photographs following the break, as well as a video of the Teshima Art Museum while under construction.

© Iwan Baan
© Iwan Baan

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Location to be used only as a reference. It could indicate city/country but not exact address. Cite: "Teshima Art Museum / Ryue Nishizawa" 19 Jul 2011. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/151535/teshima-art-museum/> ISSN 0719-8884
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