in shimura, a borough of tokyo, the japanese sugamo shinkin bank opened a new branch. the three storey mostly white building has got an expressive coloured facade on the southwest side: twelve horizontal layers with different shadings reaching far over the sidewalk emphasizing the entrance and protecting the interiour against heat.
gps: 35.77413177490234 139.69760131835938 / code: japtok0056
location: japan, tokyo
architect: emmanuelle moureaux