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Atago Nursery – Nagasaki, Japan

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Atago 3  Atago 2  Atago 1
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Building: Atago Nursery
Location: Nagasaki, Japan
Year of Completion: 2016
Area: 970 sq meters
Architect: Intermedia, Kei Sasaki
Engineering and Construction: Nagasaki Daiken Co.
Structural Design Collaborators: Jun Sato Structural Engineering Co.
Equipment Design Collaborators: Seed Design Engineer Co.
Light Plan Collaborators: LIGHT・PLAN

AE Interests: Designed around natural terrain, inner rib structure through retaining wall and room separators, natural shaped play spaces to match terrain, rooftop garden

Articles: [1, 2]

Written by brittanyrussell1

November 11, 2019 at 7:04 am

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Escalier Gobancho -Chiyoda City

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Escalier 1  五番町-01-07~08-断面・立面図 v2018    Escalier 3
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Building: Escalier Gobancho
Location: Chiyoda City, Japan
Area: 340 sq meters
Year completed: 2019
Architect: ETHNOS
Contractors: Lixil Corporation, Nozawa, Sanshiba

AE Interests: green balconies promoting communication, exterior vertical circulation to maximize rentable space, facade of insulated glazing and fire preventing steel

Articles: [1, 2]

Written by brittanyrussell1

November 11, 2019 at 6:40 am

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Birch Moss Chapel – Nagano, Japan

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Birch Moss Chapel 1  BMC 2  BMC 3                                                                                            [1, 2, 3]

Building: Birch Moss Chapel
Location: Nagano, Japan
Year of Completion: 2015
Area: 66 sq meters
Architect: Kengo Kuma and Associates
Design Team: Masafumi Yukimoto, Ayumu Shimotsukasa

AE Interests: religious architecture, steel columns covered in birch, glass and acrylic structure, camouflaged in nature

Articles: [1, 2]

Written by brittanyrussell1

November 11, 2019 at 6:03 am

Posted in Built