Architectural Data


Steel frame and reinforced concrete
2 basements + 2 stories above grade

Site area


Total Floor Area


  • Museum Area 17,069m²
  • Parking 10,557m²
  • Bicycle Parking 53m²
  • Project Room 241m²

Gallery Areas

  • Galleries 2,056m²
  • Long-Term Project Room 135m²
  • 'Kapoor' Room 72m²
  • 'Turrell' Room 110m²
  • Project Room 241m²
  • People's Gallery 1,458m²

Other Facilities

  • Lecture Hall 108m²
  • Library 174m²
  • Kid's studio 242m²
  • Media Lab 65m²
  • Museum Shop 108m²
  • Design Gallery 60m²
  • Restaurant 225m²
  • Theater21 252m²
  • Storage 1,496m²

Building Form

Building Diameter: 113m
Maximum Height: 14.9m
Ceiling Height of Corridor: 3.955m


Kazuyo Sejima+Ryue Nishizawa/SANAA


Joint Venture between Takenaka, Hazama, Toyokura, Oka, Honjin and Nihonkai