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
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.
Curtain wall facade
|Project||National Showa Memorial Museum (Showa-kan)|
|Client||Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare|
|Architect||Kiyonori Kikutake Architects|
|Contractor||Takenaka-Hazama-Tekken Construction Joint Venture|