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National Showa Memorial Museum (Showa-kan)

National Showa Memorial Museum from the Ushigafuchi side

National Showa Memorial Museum from the Ushigafuchi side

The precisely fabricated titanium panels define the vertical and horizontal lines of the design

The 6m exterior titanium panels are bent in 11 places to form its unique section

Building Function
Material
Metalwork
Metal Finishes

This national facility collects, stores and exhibits objects with the objective to pass on the knowledge of the life of citizens during World War II.

The monumental design feature titanium panels that reach up to 6m in length. Its unique form is actualised by panels bent in 11 places.

Product Material Metal Finishes
or
Metalwork
Exterior
Curtain wall facade
Titanium Alumina blast
ProjectNational Showa Memorial Museum (Showa-kan)
ClientMinistry of Health, Labour and Welfare
ArchitectKiyonori Kikutake Architects
ContractorTakenaka-Hazama-Tekken Construction Joint Venture
Completion1998
LocationChiyoda-ward, Tokyo