The Teshima Art Museum was designed by Tokyo architect Ryue Nishizawa for the 2010  Setouchi International Art Festival in the Takamatsu Port area of Japan.  The open gallery is enclosed by a less than 10 inch thick concrete shell with two elliptical entrances that are exposed to nature.

Photos by leading architectural photographer Iwan Baan.

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© Iwan Baan

© Iwan Baan

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