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The museum on the mountain : Miho Museum, Shiga Japan

Author: I M PeiPeter RosenTim CulbertSara LukinsonPeter Rosen Productions.All authors
Publisher: New York : Filmaker's Library, [1998]
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This unique documentary follows the building of the Miho Museum, designed by I.M. Pei., on a sacred mountain top near Kyoto, Japan. Pei discusses the challenges and inspiration of the site in his attempt to meld Eastern philosophy with Western technology. The documentary captures the Japanese reverence for nature, tradition and ceremony.
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Named Person: I M Pei; I M Pei
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: I M Pei; Peter Rosen; Tim Culbert; Sara Lukinson; Peter Rosen Productions.; Filmakers Library, inc.
OCLC Number: 45198894
Language Note: In English, and Japanese with white English subtitles.
Credits: Directed by Peter Rosen; produced by Peter Rosen, Tim Culbert; written by Sara Lukinson.
Description: 1 videocassette (52 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Other Titles: I.M. Pei's Miho Museum
Responsibility: Filmakers Library ; produced by Peter Rosen Productions, Inc. and Inline Studio for Shumei Culture Foundation.

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This unique documentary follows the building of the Miho Museum, designed by I.M. Pei., on a sacred mountain top near Kyoto, Japan. Pei discusses the challenges and inspiration of the site in his attempt to meld Eastern philosophy with Western technology. The documentary captures the Japanese reverence for nature, tradition and ceremony.

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The Museum on the Mountain: I.M. Pei's Miho Museum

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This film is the story of the building of the Miho Museum in Shiga, Japan, from conception to execution. World reknown architect I.M. Pei, is asked by the Koyama family (mother and daughter), to design a museum to house their extensive art collection. Their concern for preserving the natural world,...
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