Museum of Fruit
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Architect Itsuko Hasegawa
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Location Yamanashi, Japan   map
Date 1996   timeline
Building Type museum and greenhouse
 Construction System glass and steel
Climate temperate
Context rural
Style High Tech Modern, Expressionist Modern
Notes Composed of serveral different but related curvaceous fruit-like glazed forms. Ove Arup and Partners, Japan, engineers.


Discussion Museum of Fruit Commentary

The museum is located in Yamanashi Prefecture, west of Tokyo, surrounded by vineyards, and within sight of Mount Fuji.

Sources on Museum of Fruit

Phoebe Chow. "Museum of Fruit", The Architectural Review, March, 1996, Volume CXCIX No 1189. Commentary, plan and section drawings and many photographs, p43-47.

Kevin Matthews. The Great Buildings Collection on CD-ROM. Artifice, 2001. ISBN 0-9667098-4-5.— Available at  Find books about Museum of Fruit


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