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SUB-SERIES Identifier: DES, 2011, 0012, 014379275, A000, A008

Hiroshima Peace Center -- 広島平和会館・広島平和記念公園, bulk: 1950 - 1964


  • Creation: Majority of material found within 1950 - 1964


Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.


19 folders

General note

The winning entry of the competition for the memorial park and museum in the center of one of the 1945 atomic bombing sites. The best known center wing is a two-story reinforced concrete structure with sculptural free-standing columns at ground level. The bridges and a cenotaph were designed by Isamu Noguchi, although the cenotaph was not realized. Partly built.

Geographic location

Japan: Hiroshima (prefecture): Hiroshima (city) 日本:広島県:広島市

Subject (AAT Terms)

memorial parks
museums (buildings)
architectural competitions


Repository Details

Part of the Frances Loeb Library Repository

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