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Nanyo-City Cultural Center

Architect : Daiken Sekkei.Inc.
Location : Nanyo City,Yamagata

The largest wooden fire-proof hall in Japan "Nanyo-City Cultural Center"

In Yamagata Prefecture, Nanyo City, "Nanyo-City Cultural Center" was completed. It has the largest wooden hall in Japan. The basic philosophy of this architecture is "Creative hub of arts and culture for citizens to encourage a variety of exchanges". We used locally-grown cedar in large quantities, from the structure of the building until the finishing material. Main Hall is dynamic and warmth of wood by state-of-the-art fire-proof technology. It has excellent acoustic performance just like musical instruments. For people, for the city. We will send to the whole country a new artistic culture from Yamagata.

Nanyo City Office, Future Strategy Division

Guinness World Records "Largest Wooden Concert Hall"

Main Hall of Nanyo-City Cultural Center has been registered as “Largest wooden concert hall” by Guinness world records in December 21th, 2015. The hall has a total seating capacity of 1,403, which is the numeric value in this record.

Site Area 23,138.00㎡
Building footprint 5,564.31㎡
Floor area 5,900.98㎡

Maximum height : 24.51m (Main Hall)
Maximum span : 28m (Main Hall)
The number of seats : 1,403 (Main Hall)
3 stories above ground level and 1 below

Laminated lumber consumption : 3,570㎥
Log material consumption : 12,413㎥