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Escenario SHIROKANE

Firm LocationTokyo, Japan
Project location5-6-7 SHIROKANE, MINATO-KU, TOKYO, JAPAN
CompanySASAKI ARCHITECTURE + YTRO DESIGN INSTITUTE
Lead ArchitectRYUICHI SASAKI/SASAKI ARCHITECTURE + RIEKO OKUMURA
Design TeamRYUICHI SASAKI, GEN SAKAGUCHI, YURIKO OGURA/SASAKI ARCHITECTURE, RIEKO OKUMURA/YTRO DESIGN INSTITUTE, PRODUCER HIDETAKA GONAI/ESCENARIO, BUILDER NOBUMITSU OHASHI/SHUKOU KENSETSU
ClientNobumitsu Ohashi/Shukou Kensetsu

ESCENARIO SHIROKANE is a multi-purpose building in Tokyo consisting of residential, retail, and office spaces. The design projects the architectural structure as an iconic presence on the street. The five-storey building’s exterior is composed of RC bearing walls, with a shimmering surface created by shifting concrete spirals design. This composition of the facade allows the shadows falling on the street to shift depending on the time of day, allowing for a wide variety of expressions.