A dialogue between old and new elements, a link between the history of the building, its present and its future.
Four renowned architects have been commissioned by Abu Dhabi’s Tourism Development & Investment Company (TDIC) for iconic museums and a performing arts centre.
Ando's familiar, concrete like silk, long stairs, ramps and light slits, characterize the building.
Tadao Ando's addition to the Library creates an interplay between modern architecture and history.
The Sayamaike Historical Museum is located on the edge of Sayamaike Pond, an artificial lake that dates back to the 7th century.
The Stone Hill Center fulfills the Clark's dual role as a public art museum and a major academic and research center.
The project was conceived as a contemporary, volumetric version of a stroll garden. The open-air Fine Arts Museum is situated below ground level to keep the view from the adjacent Botanical Gardens towards the Higashiyama mountains intact.
The Naoshima Contemporary Art Museum is located on the southern edge of Naoshima island between a high hill covered with deep woods and a promontory of rugged rocks and beach.
Massive planar walls of architectural concrete boldly express the Modern's basic structure while protecting the collection within.
Chikatsu-Asuka, an area in the southern part of Osaka Prefecture, has one of the best collections of tumuli (kofun) in Japan.