Shiseido Building, Tokyo

Shiseido Building, Tokyo Cosmetics Firm Building, Ricardo Bofill Japanese Design, Property Image

Shiseido Building, Tokyo

Japanese Architecture Development built by Shimizu Construction – design by Ricardo Bofill, architect

30 Nov 1999

Shiseido Building Tokyo

English text:

Shiseido Building
Date built: 2001
Location: Tokyo, Japan

In Ginza, Tokyo’s most prestigious district, an emblematic building has been constructed for the Shiseido cosmetics firm founded in 1872. This 56-m high tower block display all the manifestations that contribute to reasserting the firm’s image and informing about its future projects. A staircase links the different floors, recreating the elegant atmosphere of the former thirties head office. The façade, a symbolic element par excellence, was meticulously conceived to provide a balanced mixture of traditional culture and new technology. The program includes a shop, showroom, tearoom, restaurants, art gallery and conference room.

Shiseido Building – Building Information

client: Shiseido
associated architect ehsc/es. Elia Taniguchi
constructor: Shimizu construction
gross area: 6,000 m2

Spanish text:

Edificio Shiseido
2001, Tokio, Japon

La nueva sede de la empresa Shiseido, firma de cosméticos fundada en 1872, es un edificio de 56 metros de altura que aloja un show room, una galeria de arte, un salón de té, dos restaurantes, una sala de conferencias para los directivos de la empresa y oficinas. La piel de la fachada, de estuco rojo, es el resultado de un estudio meticuloso para conferir a los materiales de nueva tecnología una calidad estética acorde con la cultura tradicional.

Shiseido Building – Building Information

cliente: Shiseido co, ltd
arquitecto asociado ehsc/es. Elia Taniguchi
constructor: Shimizu Contruction
superficie: 6.000 m2

Shiseido Building image / information from Ricardo Bofill Architect

Shiseido Building design : Architect Ricardo Bofill


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