Akibadai Cultural and Athletics Centre

On October 12, we visited Akibadai Cultural and Athletics Centre, which is located west of Shonandai Station in Fujisawa.  This facility has a couple of gymnasiums and a couple of pools, as well as a park, a soccer field, and cultural centre.  The main building has very interesting architecture which I thought I’d share.

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The side of the main gymnasium.

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The north end of the main gymnasium.

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The north end from a different angle.

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Swimming pool entrance.

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West side of the building, including the main hall area.

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This is the south gymnasium.

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The east side of the south gymnasium.

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From the southeast corner of the building, the main gymnasium dominates in this picture.

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This is the main park area.

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Steps up to the second floor near the main entrance.

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More park!

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The south gymnasium from the main steps.

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This isn’t the building, but this shows a walking route from Akibadai to Keio University and back. I want to walk this route.

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This is the main hall from the second floor. Notice the rock climbing wall?

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The inside of the main gymnasium.

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Stadium lighting at the soccer field.

I’ve been quite surprised by the architecture at the cultural centres around Shonandai.  The Shonandai Cultural Centre with the children’s science museum is also quite interesting, which I will eventually post about.

Comments are always welcome!

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3 responses to “Akibadai Cultural and Athletics Centre

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  2. Great find Jay! I’ll be heading to Shonandai this week for a day of architectural shooting. Thanks for posting this interesting structure!

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