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The Jewels of Aoyama in Tokyo, Japan

July 12, 2011 Filed Under: Cultural, Public Buildings
The Jewels of Aoyama in Tokyo, Japan

Designed by Jun Mitsui & Associates Inc. Architects, The Jewels of Aoyama is located in Tokyo, Japan. The corner building, surrounded by its larger neighbours, is set off as a centrepiece and creates a very strong identity for the complex as a whole and for the Minami Aoyama area as well. The different appearance of the two buildings helps to enhance their relationship; the main building’s limestone... 

Mode Gakuen Cocoon Tower in Tokyo, Japan

June 3, 2011 Filed Under: Education, Public Buildings
Mode Gakuen Cocoon Tower in Tokyo, Japan

Located in Tokyo, Japan, Mode Gakuen Cocoon Tower was designed by Tange Associates. The tower floor plan is simple. Three rectangular classroom areas rotate 120 degrees around the inner core. From the 1st floor to the 50th floor, these rectangular classroom areas are arranged in a curvilinear form. The inner core consists of an elevator, staircase and shaft. The Student Lounge is located between the... 

The Ice Cubes, complete retail building with frit glass cubes in Tokyo, Japan

May 28, 2011 Filed Under: Commercial Building, Retail
The Ice Cubes, complete retail building with frit glass cubes in Tokyo, Japan

Located in Tokyo, Japan, The Ice Cubes, complete retail building with frit glass cubes was designed by Jun Mitsui & Associates Inc. Architects. By developing the formal strategy as a series of interlocking cubes the architects were able to massage the complicated building envelop shape into a dynamic composition. This strategy not only solved the complex building form but also gave the freedom... 

The DE BEERS Ginza Building in Tokyo, Japan

May 13, 2011 Filed Under: Cultural, Public Buildings
The DE BEERS Ginza Building in Tokyo, Japan

The DE BEERS Ginza Building that located in Tokyo, Japan, was designed by Jun Mitsui & Associates Inc. Architects. design is intended to reflect the sophisticated Ginza streetscape and fit appropriately into this dynamic context. In the process of the design, the first image that came to the architect’s mind was a twisting form of light in motion. A ribbon of light coming out of the earth sparkles... 

Housing design that draws on the subtleties of human relationships in Tokyo, Japan

April 25, 2011 Filed Under: House, Residential
Housing design that draws on the subtleties of human relationships in Tokyo, Japan

The Housing design that draws on the subtleties of human relationships designed by kimizuka architects is located in Tokyo, Japan.  Recreating a community by obscuring the definition of ‘house’: Azamino SoHo in Yokohama (2011), a family house and work space, aims to re-think the notion of a house as part of the community, rather than as a closed box which is separate from society. While... 

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