John Tatom, AIA: Project architect
Mieczyslaw Boryslawski, Assc.AIA, Design partner and Computer Modeling and Rendering.
Larry Chambers, Structural Engineer, Ove Arup and Partners.
The prospect of the 21st Century, brings a renewed hope for peaceful cooperation between nations and people; a new millennium where science, culture and the Arts may flourish. This proposal for the Kansai-Kan envisions a beautiful machine for the storing and retrieving of information, designed for the comfort of it’s staff and users, and for maximum efficiency and flexibility. Ancient Japanese traditions are continued in the serene lake, bordering cherry tree arbor and bamboo groves. The Kansai-Kan symbolizes man's search for the essential truths about himself, and his role in the Universe.