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SUB-SERIES Identifier: DES, 2011, 0012, 014379275, A000, A014

Hiroshima Children's Library -- 広島子供の家, 1952


  • 1952


Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.


2 folders

General note

A small single-story children’s library, with an inverted concrete shell structure covering the circle-shaped reading room. This project represents the first collaboration with structural engineer Yoshikatsu Tsuboi. Utilities and an office area designed in a trapezoid-shaped plan project out of the main structure. Currently demolished.

Geographic location

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

Subject (AAT Terms)

children's libraries (buildings)

Repository Details

Part of the Frances Loeb Library Repository

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