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THE BOOK COLOSSEUM
Akita International University Nakajima Library| 国際教養大学 中嶋記念図書館

This magnificent university library designed by Mitsuru Senda is open to serve its students 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, and is held together with bare wood beams and columns made of local cedar, forming what resembles a large umbrella. With rows of bookshelves in the stadium seats, watching over the students and their desks situated in the arena, the building is conceptually referred to as a “book colosseum”.

Address : 193-2 Okutsubakidai, Yuwa-Tsubakigawa, Akita-shi, Akita 010ー1292

Phone : +81-18-886-5907

Region : Akita | Akita

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Hours : Weekdays : 9:00 to 22:00 / Weekends and public holidays : 9:45 to 18:00

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