Sugamo Shinkin Bank / Nakaaoki Branch

Submitted by emmanuelle moureaux

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Project

Client: Sugamo Shinkin Bank

Location: Kawaguchi, Japan

Completion date: 2014

Project Team

Architect

emmanuelle moureaux

Client

Sugamo Shinkin Bank

Sugamo Shinkin Bank

Overview

concept : rainbow melody
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. 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.