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Shigeru Bans Mt. Fuji World Heritage Center opens in Japan

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Jan 04, 2018 01:03 AM
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by (Lucy Wang) last modified Jan 03, 2018

Japan’s Mt. Fuji World Heritage Center, designed by Pritzker winner Shigeru Ban, is officially open to the public at a time when visibility of Japan’s highest peak is at its best. Located 20 miles southwest of Mt. Fuji in Fujinomiya, Shizuoka Prefecture, the sculptural building pays homage to Fuji with its inverted latticed cone that, when seen in the reflecting pool, mimics the shape of the famous dormant volcano. Shigeru Ban’s design for the new Mt. Fuji World Heritage Center...





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