Osaka Prefectural Sayamaike Museum / Tadao Ando

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Tadao Ando Architect and associates // 2001
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Constructed in the early 7th century (Asuka period), Sayamaike Pond is Japan°«s oldest dam-type reservoir at nearly 1,400 years old, and is still in use as the prefecture°«s largest dam with a capacity of 2.8 million m3. The Sayamaike Museum, opened in 2001 in Osakasayama City, introduces the history of civil engineering and flood control works in Japan, displaying past & present repair methods and real pieces of the Pond°«s bank, in seven exhibition zones divided according by time period.

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