Colors appear in and out from the rhythmical repetition of cubes, dancing like musical notes playing rainbow melody. The facade is composed of cubes of four different depths. Taking this unique location as a characteristic, the facade is designed to be rhythmical that changes expression as people see from different angles. The melody spreads happiness and comfort to visitors and to the people in the local community. Sugamo Shinkin Bank by Emmanuelle Moureaux Architecture
Posted by Erin on December 19th, 2014
Emmanuelle Moureaux Architecture have designed a colorful boxy exterior for the Nakaaoki Branch of the Sugamo Shinkin Bank in Tokyo, Japan. Architect: Emmanuelle Moureaux Architecture
Photography by Daisuke Shima – Nacasa Partners
Comments are closed. Small elevated gardens are built inside 12 cubes, where the seasonal changes in nature are expressed by seasonal flowers like marigold, lavender, and growing trees such as olive tree. From the architects
The site is located on the corner of major intersection, where there is a frequent movement of cars, bicycles and people.