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Wooden Bridge Museum – Yusuhara, Japan

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Building: Wooden Bridge Museum
Location: Yusuhara, Japan
Architect: Kengo Kuma & Associates
Structure: Katsuo Nakata & Associates
Utilities, Equipment: Sigma Facility Design
Construction: Shimanto Sogo Construction
Electrical: Showa Denki Kogyo
Completed: 2011

AE Interest: Cantilever bridge design, connects a hotel and spa, contains work and exhibition rooms

Articles: [1] , [2] , [3]

Kojimachi Terrace – Tokyo, Japan

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Building: Kojimachi Terrace
Location: Tokyo, Japan
Architect: Nendo
Project Year: 2019

AE Interest: Three story open air garden, balconies on six of eleven floors, windows allow natural air to enter

Article: [1]

De Beers Ginza Building – Tokyo, Japan

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Building: De Beers Ginza Building
Location: Tokyo, Japan
Architect: Jun Mitsui & Associates
Metal Architect: Kikukawa
Structural Engineer: TAISEI Corporation
Electrical Engineer: TAISEI Corporation
Construction Company: TAISEI Corporation
Completed: 2008

AE Interest: Twisting facade, reflects sunlight and city lights in an ever changing way, sparkling light subtly reflects that of a diamond

Articles: [1] , [2]

Written by gboes26

October 25, 2019 at 1:16 pm

Posted in Built