Kenzo Tange: Kagawa Prefectural Office, 1954D–1958

  • Kagawa, Japan, Show on map
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  • This project marked a turn in Japanese post-War architecture in terms of the materials used and the overall direction: The imported International Style is eschewed in favor of a return to the Japanese wood-building tradition, whereby this is executed completely in concrete here.

  • In use. Modernized to make it earthquake-proof in 2015–2016.