Iwasaki Art Museum

Iwasaki Art Museum & Annex is located in the garden area of a resort hotel in Kagoshima. A museum, office building, and museum annex were designed in succession and together form a complex on the site. Each building has a common image, and also a comparable spatial expression incorporating light and dark, Mediterranean and Japanese influences. Modern Western paintings are stored and exhibited in the museum, while Japanese paintings and ceramics are housed in the Annex.

Location: Ibusuki, Kagoshima, Japan
Completion Date: 1978 - 1978
Building Type: Museum, Office
Structural System: Reinforced Concrete
Number of Floors: [Museum]1 Basement + 1 Story [Annex]1 Basement + 2 Stories
Site Area: 9,805m²
Building Area: [Museum]1,113m² [Annex]646m²
Total Floor Area: [Museum]1,347m² [Annex]1,182m²
Structural Engineer: [Museum]Aoki Structural Engineers [Annex]Hanawa Structural Engineers
Mechanical / Electrical Engineer: Sogo Consultants
■ Publicaion
Fumihiko Maki(PHAIDON)
SD:1993.1, 1986.1, 1979.6
Kenchiku Bunka:1978.4(Project)
Nikkei Architecture:1987.7.13
■ Awards / Competition
JIA 25 Year Award(2010)