With its gables roof, the roomy single-story merges into Bato’s rich,natural surroundings. The whole museum is wrapped in latticework made of local. Yamiza cedar, so that the lighting in the museum continually expresses itself in different ways,depending on the time of day. This Latticework also buffers the direct sunlight to the metalboard and is effective in air-conditioning system. Local materials are also used in the interior walls covered with Karasuyama washi handcrafted paper, and the floors made of Ashino-ishi stone according to Kongo Kuma & Associates.