The building is grouped around 16 cylindrical service shafts that house elevators, stairwells, air conditioning, etc. With its free open-plan spaces and the fluid transition to the urban space outside it is also classified as a Metabolist edifice. The building was planned for a newspaper printing press, a radio station and a TV broadcaster. The different internal functions were supposed to be legible in the design of the facade.
|Wind and Ice Caves||2020||23.2km||site_ao|
|Amazake-chaya Tea House||2020||67.5km||site_ao|
|Chichibu Chinsekikan (Hall of Curious Rocks)||2020||56.7km||site_ao|
|Daizenji ‘Grape Temple’||2019||15.6km||site_ao|
|The Hydrangea Train||2018||69.2km||site_ao|
|Ice Cave in the Suicide Forest||2017||23.2km||site_ao|
|Inter-University Seminar House||71.9km||site_brutalism|
|Gunma Music Center||1955||82.6km||site_brutalism|
|Tomioka Silk Mill and Related Sites||2014||71.2km||site_whs|
|Fujisan, sacred place and source of artistic inspiration||2013||37km||site_whs|
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