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Registration number of APEC Architect  JP00429
Name  EZOE Satoshi
Business Address
Name Nikken Sekkei Ltd.
Address 4-6-2 Kouraibashi Chuo-ku Osaka-City,541-8528
Telephone 06-6203-2361    

 ●Project Name Hyogo Performing Arts Center
 ●Occupancy theater
 ●Construciton Method Construction Method RC ・ S ・ SRC
 ●Size Total Floor Area: 33,144 u 
Number of Stories: 6 above and 1 below ground
 ●Brief description of project Is the facility of the promotional base for the prefecture culture through creating a variety of cultural activities, as well as the base communicating 21st century stage art’s creation and interchange to domestic and foreign areas. The facility has been reconstructed, considered as symbol of recovering one’s hearts and cultures from Great Hanshin-Awaji (Kobe) Earthquake.
The building includes; Large-size hall equipped with 2,000 seats to meet the performances such as opera, ballet, and others, to let alone of concert as main performance; Medium-size hall with 800 seats’ accommodation, for the play performance; Small-size hall with 400 seats’ accommodation, being proper to the chamber music performance; others such as rehearsal room, exercising room, etc.
Neat and simple beauty without using complicated design was pursued in architectural style, for the example, column pillars rhythmically standing in a row, or glass ceiling taking in skylight, etc. Besides, the space for stage performance expressed the concrete’s firmness, or characteristics equipped in the natural materials such as wood, or brick, etc. Photovoltaic Generation, roof designed with trees or flowers, using rainfalls, etc were also adopted for the facility, being familiar to the environment.