Art Tower Mito

Art Tower Mito (水戸芸術館, Mito Geijutsukan) is an arts complex in Mito, Ibaraki, Japan. It opened in 1990 as part of the centennial celebrations of the municipality of Mito.[1] There is a concert hall that seats 680, a theater for up to 636, a contemporary art gallery, and a landmark tower. Arata Isozaki was the architect, with acoustical design by Nagata Acoustics.[2][3][4] The design is based on the Boerdijk–Coxeter helix.

Art Tower Mito
Mito Art Tower.JPG
General information
Address1-6-8 Goken-chō
Town or cityMito, Ibaraki
Coordinates36°22′49″N 140°27′57″E / 36.38028°N 140.46583°E / 36.38028; 140.46583
OpenedMarch 1990
Cost¥ 9,711 million
OwnerMito City
Technical details
Floor area22,432 m2
Design and construction
Architect(s)Arata Isozaki
Other designersNagata Acoustics

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "About ATM". Art Tower Mino. Archived from the original on 23 April 2012. Retrieved 7 March 2012.
  2. ^ "Concert Hall ATM in Art Tower Mito, Mito" (PDF). Nagata Acoustics. Retrieved 7 March 2012.
  3. ^ "Art Tower Mito, ACM Theater" (PDF). Nagata Acoustics. Retrieved 7 March 2012.
  4. ^ "Projects List: 1986-1990 - Art Tower Mito". Arata Isozaki & Associates. Retrieved 7 March 2012.

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