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TOD’S Omotesando Building, Tokyo

Shibuya-ku Store: Japanese Architecture Development – design by Toyo Ito, architect

20 Mar 2013

TOD’S Omotesando Building

Design: Toyo Ito & Associates

Date: 2004

Location: Shibuya-ku, Tokyo, Japan

TOD’S Omotesando Building Tokyo by Toyo Ito architect

TOD’S Omotesando Building Tokyo by Toyo Ito architect

TOD’S Omotesando Building Tokyo by Toyo Ito architect
photos : Nacasa & Partners Inc.

This is an intriguing Japanese store design by one of the most celebrated architects in Japan. The Shibuya-ku store building is characterised by the criss-cross facade structure, an unusual hatched treatment of solid and void.

TOD’S Omotesando Building information / images from Pritzker Prize

TOD'S Shibuya-ku Store design by Toyo Ito architect
photograph © Robert Day

Toyo Ito – Japanese architecture studio

The building is located in Yoyogi 01/05/15, Omotesando, the famous tree-lined avenue and the most prestigious shopping street Tokyo in the Aoyama district, Japan.

The building is surrounded by a skin of interlocking concrete supports and glass, mimicking the trees lining the street.

Technical Architect: ES Associates
Structural Engineer: Oak Structural Design Office
Electrical Engineer: Lightdesign Inc.
Construction Company: Takenaka Corporation
Developer: Holpaf B.V.
Date built: 2002-04

Location: Shibuya-ku, Tokyo, Japan

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