Kanagawa Prefectural Library

A public library that collects and provides materials related to society and humanities, Kanagawa, audiovisual materials, etc. Architecture was designed by Kunio Maekawa who studied with Le Corbusier, a master of modern architecture, and became a leader of modernist architecture after the war. A staggered arrangement of music halls and buildings built as a complex creates a flowing space inside and outside the building, and the use of a large glass sash or perforated brick block makes it a bright and transparent space. ing. A work representing the "technical approach", an architectural design method based on industrialization advocated by Maekawa. Received the Architectural Institute of Japan Award in 1954. It has been selected for the modern movement architecture in Japan by DOCOMOMO. (Reference: "Maekawa Kunio Building Exhibition Pictorial Record" 100th Birthday, Maekawa Kunio Building Exhibition Executive Committee 2005)
  • Shop/Spot name
    Kanagawa Prefectural Library -->
  • Address
    Nishi Ward, Yokohama City, Kanagawa Prefecture 9-2
  • Tel
  • Business hours
    (Tue-Friday) 9:00 to 19:00, (Saturday, Sunday, and holidays) 9:00 to 17:00 Closed: Monday (However, it will be open when it is a holiday), 2nd Thursday (However, When it is a holiday, the following year), the year-end and New Year, document inspection period
  • Parking
    Ordinary car: One 30 minutes 200 yen From 200 yen every 30 minutes Large car: One 30 minutes 460 yen 460 yen every 30 minutes (15 minutes for transportation of each facility user, return of library materials etc. Less than parking and parking for disabled persons is free)