Monday, July 19, 2010

Matsue National Government Building

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Opened in 2004, this building houses a variety of National govedrnment offices that previously had been scattered across the town. The Immigration Office is here, so I and other foreigners who live in Shimane visit it often.

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It was designed by Shin Takamatsu who also designed the Kunibiki Messe building across the road.

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The south facing surface of the building has glass louvers to cut down on the airconditioning bills and the roof features a rainfall catchment system.

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Other than that it is a fairly ordinary office block.

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1 comment:

  1. this building is kinda scary :D

    i love your blog by the way, i really want to go teach in japan for a while and blog about it too

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