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Tohoku Centennial Hall // 2008
Sendai, Miyagi Prefecture, Japan

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Tohoku Centennial Hall
// 2008
Project Title: Tohoku University Centennial Hall
Collaborators: Mitsubishi Jisho Sekkei
Location: Sendai, Miyagi Prefecture, Japan
Yasuaki Onoda
Size: 5,911 sq. m.
Architect of Record: Atelier Hitoshi Abe
Use: Concert and Conference Hall
Status: Completed 2008

The extensive renovation of Tohoko University’s main Auditorium, was completed to coincide with the universities 100th anniversary. The existing Auditorium, built 50 years after the founding of the school, was transformed into a shoe-box style auditorium with a seismic retro-fit and upgrade to all technical systems.

The refurbished auditorium has become one of the new centers on campus and has served as a catalyst for ongoing cultural development within the adjacent community.