sugamo shinkin bank (shimura)

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

link to google maps

location: japan, tokyo

architect: emmanuelle moureaux

completed: 2011

photo: 15/01/04

 

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