NHK Osaka Broadcasting Center, NHK Osaka Hall, Osaka Museum of History
View from Osaka Castle Moat
Exterior view with surrounding planting continuous with Osaka Castle Park
Exterior Exhibit./Raised Floor Storage of Osaka Museum of History
Left: Entrance Hall of History Museum
Upper Right: NHK Osaka Hall
Lower Right: Archaeological Remains, Naniwa Palace Site
The vestiges of the ancient Naniwa Palace, considered to be the historical roots of Osaka, have been confirmed.
The preservation and utilization of the ruins was an objective along with the provision for the functional requirements for both the new NHK Osaka Broadcasting Station and the Osaka Museum of History in an organically integrated cultural symbol, open to all the people of Osaka, connecting its past with the future.
Mega Frame Structure
Structural Control Dampers
Viscous Damping Wall
NHK Science & Technical Research Center
Osaka Ctiy Residential Division
Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects Japan
2003 Osaka Machinami Award
2002 Selecting with Readers"Architecture and Social Award"
2001 Excellent Fire Fighting Disasters Prevention System Award