A 23,000 sf new building for the music department at Ogaki Women’s College in Gifu Prefecture, Japan; this was Belmont Freeman Architects’ first overseas commission. The facility houses classroom and performance spaces, practice rooms and musical instrument labs. Exterior materials are concrete, glass, ceramic tile and perforated metal. The roof is occupied by a garden that opens off of a recital hall and reception area. Tsuchiyagumi LLC of Ogaki were the executive architects and engineers.