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THE BUILDING RECIEVES A LOT OF NATURAL DAYLIGHT FROM THE EXTERIOR TRANSPARENT SKIN AS WELL AS FROM THE TUBES WHICH HAVE COMMUTERIZED ROTATING MIRRORS ON TOP TO REFLECT SUNLIGHT DOWN THE TUBES TRANSFORMING THEM INTO PILLARS OF LIGHT. THE SERVICE PROGRAM SPACES SUCH A RESTROOMS OFFICES AND STORAGE ARE AGAINST THE BACK NORTH SIDE OF THE BUILDING. IN THIS WAY THE SOUTH FACING WALL IS COMPLETELY OPEN, JUST CONSISTING OF TRANSPARENT GLASS.

Drawings SENDAI MEDIATHEQUE

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Sendai, Miyagi, Japan | 2001 Jackie Brown and Blair Gazza

1 floor plan at each level

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Drawings oor plan at each level T O Y O IT O S e n d a i, M iy a g i, J a p a n | 2 0 0 1 1 S E N D A I M E D IA T H E Q U E J a c k ie B r...