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Dome in Odate

Odate, Akita Japan

Toyo Ito & Associates, Architects

 

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One of the world's largest wooden domes, this multipurpose sports facility measures 178 meters (584 feet) by 157 meters (515 feet) along its major and minor axes, respectively, with a height ot 52 meters (171 feet). The dome is built with over 25,000 planks of glue-laminated Japanese cedar, interlocking in a diagrid that supports the roof.

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    23,704 sq m
 
 
 

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