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Byodoin Museum

Uji City, Kyoto Pref. JAPAN | 2001

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Byodoin Museum was planned as Japanfs first gTemple Museumh to allow the collection of national treasures and secure environment, and also to be on display.  Most of the building volume was placed in the basement, because we had to care about the landscape of Byodoin temple as UNESCOfs a World Heritage Site and Japanese national treasure.  We designed an abstract representation of Byodoinfs main hall (Hoo-do: Phoenix Hall) to harmonize in unity with this architecture and the landscape.

Prizes:
The Japan Art Academyfs Prize winning
The Japan Building Contractors Societyfs Prize winning
The Architectural Institute of Japanfs Prize recommend
The Good Design Awardfs Prize winning

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