shibuya hikarie

the shibuya hikarie tower is a reflection of its urban environment: hikarie unites the diversity of the surrounding and the hustle of shibuya within one architectural structure. the tower unites various functions such as office spaces, a musical theatre, a large event hall with over 100 sqm, various creative spaces, restaurants, shops and other commercial facilities.

the building is a “honestly” designed structure. all functions are united in blocks which are visible from outside. between the blocks are decks for visitor and restaurant spaces. the subdivision of the tower´s façade helps to integrate this large structure into its urban context. this effect is even strengthened by various connections to the neighbouring buildings and the public infrastructure.

gps: 35.65890121459961 139.70329284667969 / code: japtok0047

link to google maps

location: japan, toyko

architect: nikken sekkei

completed: 2013

photo: 14/12/30

 

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