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Mokuzai Kaikan – Koto, Japan

Posted in Built by Grace Ito on October 25, 2019

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Building: Mokuzai Kaikan
Location: Koto, Japan
Architect: Nikken Sekkei
Structural Engineer: Nikken Sekkei
Mechanical Engineer: Nikken Sekkei
Lighting: Hideto Mori, Lighting M
Contractor: Taisei Corporation
Owner: Tokyo Lumber Wholesalers Association
Completion: 2009

AE Interests: Wood as urban construction material for wood wholesaler office, use of Numerical Control Machining for precision in cutting wood, steel reinforced concrete cast in cedar frames for seismic design, dividers allow flow between spaces, use of semi-outdoor spaces called engawas, tall ceiling height for fire safety

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