Edogawa City Eiko Kadono Children’s Literature Museum

(仮称)江戸川区角野栄子児童文学館

Edogawa City Eiko Kadono Children's Literature Museum ©︎ image by Kengo Kuma & Associates
Edogawa City Eiko Kadono Children's Literature Museum ©︎ image by Kengo Kuma & Associates
Edogawa City Eiko Kadono Children's Literature Museum ©︎ image by Kengo Kuma & Associates

Edogawa City Eiko Kadono Children’s Literature Museum

(仮称)江戸川区角野栄子児童文学館

Tokyo, Japan
2023.Summer
Museum
1600 m2

We designed a museum on the hilltop of Nagisa Park in Edogawa City, Tokyo, where people can experience the world of the author Eiko Kadono, who originated “Kiki’s Delivery Service”.

We thought the architecture be designed starting with small units, like the little houses that often appear in the stories of Kadono.

We arrayed small boxes following the gentle slope of the hill, and overlaid roofs for them as if they would extend themselves lightly like blooming flowers.

Located at the bank of Edogawa river, the park offers rich natural environment – and we created an open space where people can enjoy Eiko Kadono’s vision of the world through the five physical senses.

Edogawa City website

Project Team: Minoru Yokoo, Kenji Miyahara, Keisuke Narisawa, Rina Suzuki, KohYoh Yang, Shiho Yoo, Hugo Poveda, Sayaka Shimizu
Visualization: Shoki An
Structure Design: Ejiri Engineers
MEP Design: Kankyo Engineering
Landscape Design: CROSS・POINT
Display Design: NOMURA Co., Ltd.

©︎ image by Kengo Kuma & Associates