shop in harajuku – former hhstyle.com / casa / limited

in contrast to the majority of ando`s buildings, it is not a concrete box but a dark metallic structure, whose angular faces are folded like an origami. the layout, also differs from the rational geometry characteristic of ando and becomes a much freer composition , including rotated elements and aggressive angles. this almost window-less object does not face the street, in fact its only visual connection to the road is a thin horizontal slit.

gps: 35.666125, 139.705392 / code: japtok0100

link to google maps

location: japan, tokyo

architect: tadao ando

completed: 2005

photo: 15/12/30

 

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