Tama Art University Library, Hachioji Campus, Tokyo Building, Japan, Japanese Architecture

Tama Art University Library, Tokyo : Hachioji Campus

New Japanese Higher Education Building Development – design by Toyo Ito architect

20 Mar 2013

Hachioji Campus University Library

Design: Toyo Ito, architect

Location: Hachioji-shi, Tokyo, Japan

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Hachioji Campus Tokyo Building
photos : Tomio Ohashi

This Japanese educational building is characterised by a series of arches.

The effect is striking, using the rhythms of the facade to create a strong architectural impression.

Tama Art University Library Tokyo Hachioji Campus Building

Hachioji Campus Building
photos : Tomio Ohashi

The arches are generous in proportion and leave slender structural elements, thus creating a light overall feel to the architecture.

University Library on Hachioji Campus
photo : Ishiguro Photographic Institute

Japanese architect Toyo Ito won the Pritzker Prize – the major international architecture award – in 2013 and has a strong international reputation amongst architects.

Tama Art University Library Hachioji Campus interior
photograph : Iwan Baan

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