Mikishi Abe

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Mikishi Abe
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SEIKO main office designed by Mikishi Abe
Born (1883-05-04)May 4, 1883
Died ( 1965-02-20)February 20, 1965
Alma mater University of Illinois
Sapporo Agricultural College
Occupation Architect, civil engineer
Practice Abe Offices
Buildings Hankyu Department Store

Hibiya Movie Theatre
Yuraku-za (Theatre)
Kobe Hankyu Building

Naigai Building
Projects Hankyu Hanshin Toho Group overhead railways

Mikishi Abe (阿部 美樹志, Abe Mikishi, 1883–1965) was a Japanese architect and civil engineer, known for his PhD thesis on reinforced concrete frames, and for several concrete buildings.[1] Abe was responsible for designing the first elevated railway using reinforced concrete. He contributed to many architectural and engineering works of the Hankyu Hanshin Toho Group.


  • Seiko Main Office
  • Hibiya Movie Theater, Yurakucho, Chiyodaku, Tokyo, 1934[2]
  • Meiji Seika Tobata Factory, Tobataku, KitaKyushu, 1936
  • Hankyu Nishinomiya Stadium
  • Kobe Hankyu Building
  • Yuraku-za Theatre


  1. ^ "Abe Mikishi". Nihon jinmei daijiten+Plus. Kōdansha. Retrieved 13 February 2012.
  2. ^ Hibiya Movie Theater

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