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SUB-SERIES Identifier: DES, 2011, 0012, 014379275, A000, A026

Kurashiki Civic Center -- 倉敷市庁舎, 1955 - 1958


  • Majority of material found within 1955 - 1958


Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.


9 folders

General note

A government office for Kurashiki City. The proposal includes an office, an auditorium and a plaza, but only the office was built. The sculptural reinforced concrete structure is mainly supported by two staircase cores in the center, and is enclosed with a precast concrete facade. In addition to construction drawings, sketches and design development drawings for the façade are included in the drawings. Built.

Geographic location

Japan: Okayama (prefecture): Kurashiki (city) 日本:岡山県:倉敷市

Subject (AAT Terms)

government office buildings

Repository Details

Part of the Frances Loeb Library Repository

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