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Kanagawa Prefectural Library

A public library that collects and provides materials related to social studies, humanities, Kanagawa, audiovisual materials, etc. The architecture was designed by Kunio Maekawa, who learned from Le Corbusier, a master of modern architecture, and is considered to be the flag bearer of postwar modernist architecture. The music hall built as a complex and the staggered layout of the building create a flowing space inside and outside the building, and by using large glass sashes and perforated brick blocks, it becomes a bright and transparent space. ing. A work that represents the "technical approach", an ideal architectural design method based on industrialization advocated by Maekawa. Received the Architectural Institute of Japan Award in 1954. It has been selected by DOCOMOMO for the construction of modern movements in Japan. (Reference: "Kunio Maekawa Architectural Exhibition Catalog" 100th Anniversary, Kunio Maekawa Architectural Exhibition Executive Committee 2005)
  • Shop/Spot name
    Kanagawa Prefectural Library -->
  • Address
    9-2 Momijigaoka, Nishi-ku, Yokohama-shi, Kanagawa
  • Tel
    045-263-5900
  • Business hours
    (Tuesday-Friday) 9:00 to 19:00, (Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays) 9:00 to 17:00 [Closed] Monday (However, it is open when it falls on a holiday), Second Thursday (However, (Friday the next day when it falls on a national holiday), year-end and New Year holidays, material inspection period
  • Parking
    Regular car: 200 yen for 30 minutes per car 200 yen for every 30 minutes after 30 minutes Large car: 460 yen for 30 minutes after 1 car 460 yen for every 30 minutes after that Parking less than or for people with disabilities is free of charge)

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