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The purpose of this project was to design a Museum for Japanese artifacts in De Moines, Iowa. My concept was to design a building in the Shoin Pe… Read More
The purpose of this project was to design a Museum for Japanese artifacts in De Moines, Iowa. My concept was to design a building in the Shoin Period Style of Japanese architect, and I chose to concentrate on the traditional construction methods that was used then, and implemented it into my design. The concept was also the seperate the buildings for each type of artifact (ie kimonos, pottery, silks) and create a layout similar to the traditional temples layouts, with courtyards, paths and tress on the interior. Each building is connected by covered passageways. Read Less
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A Museum for Japanese Artifacts