Heisei Chishinkan Wing, Kyoto National Museum, Kyoto: canopy and reflecting pool looking towards the Meiji Kotokan

RIBApix ref no RIBA114582
Architect/DesignerTaniguchi, Yoshio (1937-)
Tokuma, Katayama (1854-2017)
Artist/PhotographerBarr, John
Subject Date2014
Image Date2014
MediumDigital image
Library ReferenceBarr 14-11-03-4800
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit John Barr / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: The original museum called the Meiji Kotokan was built in 1895 in a French Renaissance style by the architect Katayama Tokuma. A new collections hall was added in 1966 by the architect Keiichi Morita. The new wing by Taniguchi & Associates shown here, was added in 2014.

Subject tags

reflections, water features, museums, canopies