shibaura house

shibaura house by kazuyo sejima is a multi-storey building with flexible workshop rooms in the shibaura district in tokyo. the building offers different rooms on several “terraces” and can be used for many different functions and activities, such as meetings, conferences, evening events, lectures or exhibitions. the steel and glass construction is perforated from terraces to the outside and offers a high degree of daylight in every room.

the steel structure of shibaura house supports a glass curtain wall penetrated with setbacks for terraces on the front and back elevations. the ground floor can be entered freely. the space which serves as a public lounge for the community is furnished with chairs and tables for universal usage.

gps: 35.64215, 139.7485 / code: japtok0046

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location: japan, tokyo

architect: kazuyo seijima

completed: 2011

photo: 17/01/13


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