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Ginza Place – Tokyo, Japan

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Building: Ginza Place
Location:  Tokyo, Japan
Architect:  Klein Dytham
Structural Engineer: Taisei Corporation
Lighting Design: Sirius Lighting Office
Contractor: Taisei Corporation
Owner/Developer:  Tsuzureya Co., Ltd

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Woven facade created from 5,000 aluminum panels, inspired by traditional Sukashibori latticework pattern, smallest at the base to create a more human scale at street level, gaps between panels responsive to seismic activity

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Written by G. Steven Flores II

October 23, 2019 at 11:06 am

Posted in Built

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