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JR Onagawa Station / Shigeru Ban Architects

JR Onagawa Station / Shigeru Ban Architects

© Hiroyuki Hirai © Hiroyuki Hirai © Hiroyuki Hirai © Hiroyuki Hirai + 32

Train Station  · 
Onagawa, Japan
  • Architects: Shigeru Ban Architects
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area: 600.0 sqm
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year: 2015
  • Photographs photographs: Hiroyuki Hirai
  • Structure Engineer

    Hoshino Architect & Engineer
  • Mechanical Engineer

    Chiku Engineering Consalutants
  • General Contractor

    Toda Corporation
  • Total Floor Area

    900.0 sqm
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© Hiroyuki Hirai
© Hiroyuki Hirai

Text description provided by the architects. This new station building is built approximately 150m inland from the old station building which was destroyed by the tsunami on March 11th, 2011.

© Hiroyuki Hirai
© Hiroyuki Hirai
Axonometric
Axonometric
© Hiroyuki Hirai
© Hiroyuki Hirai

The 3-storey station building will consist of the station, retail shops, and waiting areas on the 1st floor, a municipal hot spring facility on the 2nd floor, and a viewing deck on the 3rd floor.

© Hiroyuki Hirai
© Hiroyuki Hirai
Floor Plans
Floor Plans
© Hiroyuki Hirai
© Hiroyuki Hirai

As symbol of our thoughts and prayers towards the rebuilding efforts of this disaster-stricken area, the design of the roof is based on an image of a bird with its wings spread soaring towards a bright future.

© Hiroyuki Hirai
© Hiroyuki Hirai

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Project location

Address: Onagawa Station, Onagawahama, Onagawa, Oshika District, Miyagi Prefecture 986-2261, Japan

Location to be used only as a reference. It could indicate city/country but not exact address.
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Cite: "JR Onagawa Station / Shigeru Ban Architects" 13 May 2015. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/631067/jr-onagawa-station-shigeru-ban-architects/> ISSN 0719-8884
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