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BUILDING
 
 
Miho Museum
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DESIGNER
 
 
I.M. Pei

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MATERIALS
 
steel, stone, glass

Roof in steel and glass, walls and floor in beige-coloured limestone from France.

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LOCATION
 
Continent
Asia
Nation
Japan [Nihon/Nippon]
Isle
Honshū
Region
Kansai (Kinki)
Prefecture
Shiga
Town
Shigaraki
Address
300, Momodani - Shigaraki - Shiga 529-1814
 
 
Telephone
+81.(0)748.82.3411
Fax
+81.(0)748.82.3414
Website
E-mail
information@miho.jp
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TYPOLOGY
 
Main
ARCHITECTURE
Buildings for cultural activities
Art galleries and exhibition areas
Museums and buildings for exhibitions
Art museums
Additional
ARCHITECTURE
Commercial buildings
Bars, cafeterias
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CHRONOLOGY
 
Project
1991    
Realisation
1997
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BIBILIOGRAPHIC REFERENCES
 
 
James S. Russell, "Pei communes with nature at Japan's remote Miho Museum", Architectural Record 87, 8/1998, "News" p. 43
James S. Russell, "Interview: I.M. Pei, still going", Architectural Record 87, 8/1998, "News" p. 43
Casabella 658, luglio-agosto/july-august 1998, pp. 26-33
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CLIENT
 
 
Mihoko Koyama
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DIMENSIONAL
DATA
 
Surface
site sq.m. 1.002.000
building sq.m. 9.241
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STRUCTURES
 
 
Leslie E. Robertson Associates
Aoki Structural Engineers
K. Nakata & Associates
Whole Force Studio
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STAFF
 
Project
I.M. Pei
Associate designers
Kibowkan International, Inc.
Health engineer
Suga Co., Ltd.
Electrical engineer
Kandenko Co., Ltd.
Climate control (HVAC)
Takasago Thermal Engineering Co., Ltd.
 
 
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