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Iwate Prefecture Citizen's Cultural Exchange Center - Aiina
North Façade
Iwate Prefecture Citizen's Cultural Exchange Center - Aiina
Atrium
Iwate Prefecture Citizen's Cultural Exchange Center - Aiina
Atrium
Iwate Prefecture Citizen's Cultural Exchange Center - Aiina
Library
Iwate Prefecture Citizen's Cultural Exchange Center - Aiina
Hall

Iwate Prefecture Citizen's Cultural Exchange Center - Aiina

Aiina is a cultural and activities complex housing the Prefectural Public Library, Multi-purpose hall, Passport center, Driving License Office and other prefectural facilities.
The various facilities are zoned in three stories around the central atrium providing clarity and vibrancy.

A variety of advanced environmental technology is employed, including cool-heat pump, double skin curtain walls, Solar panel generation. Universal access is also provided in the elevators, toilet facilities on all floors and throughout the facility.
Public art is shown in the Atrium to provide an engaging and fun atmosphere.
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Project Summary

Project Name
Iwate Prefecture Citizen's Cultural Exchange Center - Aiina
Client
Iwate Prefecture
Location
Morioka-dhi, Iwate, Japan
Major Use
Library, Hall, Conference Room, Public Facility
Completion
Sep. 2005
Total Floor Area
46,134 m²
Structure
S, SRC, CFT
Structural Control Dampers
Floors
9F 1BF
Notes
Design Cooperation/Ataka Disaster Prevention Design, Nagata Acoustics, Theatre Workshop, Lighting Planners Associates, Fujie Kazuko Atelier
(Furniture Making of Library/Okamura Ccrporation)
Photo Credit
FOTOTECA
Ono Studio

Awards

2008 Institute of Electrical Installation Engineers Awars
2008 the Society of Heating, Air-Conditioning and Sanitary Engineers of Japan Award
2008 Sustainable Architecture Award
2007 CFT Structure Awars
2006 NEG Space Design Conpetition
2006 Good Lighting Award
2006 SDA Award
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