Yonezawa City Library, Yonezawa City Gallery Yonezawa CIty, Yamagata

Photo : Shinkenchiku-sha


The library is placed on the second floor, making it a “big single floor” and achieving a “quiet environment” away from the noise of the city. On the other hand, various functions including the gallery placed on the first floor can be regarded as “Gallery × Cafe × Studio”, giving freedom to allow various activities beyond the boundaries of each function, and facilities opened in the city It was intended to be used as In addition, an exhibition space was established at the middle level between the citizen gallery and the library to provide diversity as “Gallery × Library”.

Structure RC/S
Floors 5F
Total floor area 6,192㎡
Completion May, 2016
Award Architectural Institute of Japan Selected Works 2018
2017 Japan Architects Association Excellent Architecture Selection 100
The 39th Tohoku Architecture Awards
The 20th Wood Utilization Competition Wood Utilization Special Awards
Good Design Awards