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projects completed in 2008 by jun aoki & associates
dec 25, 2008
projects completed in 2008 by jun aoki & associates


photo © daici ano
courtesy
jun aoki & associates

 

 

2008 proved to be a busy year for jun aoki & associates with three of their buildings being completed.
the ‘sia aoyama building’ office building, ‘taro nasu’ gallery space and the ‘go-sees hiroo’ photo studios
all located in tokyo finished being built within four months of each other.

 

 


photo © daici ano
courtesy
jun aoki & associates

 


‘sia aoyama building’ office building
shibuya-ku, tokyo, japan
completed april 2008
 
 

the ‘sia aoyama building’ is developed, compared to a standard office space, by embedding
the forming factor of simply making the ceiling height 5m. as a result, high windows not only
fill the room with an even flow of natural light to the end, but also control the total illumination
surface. this leads to the creation of small scattered windows on the exterior walls. there are
7 types of windows, each quadrate with sides of 1150mmm, 1450mm, 1600mm, 1750mm,
1900mm, 2050mm, and 2200mm. they are placed in an orderly, but at the same time disorderly
fashion, like a freehand drawing which tries to keep it as accurate as possible.
earthquake-resistant reinforced concrete is applied, reducing the thickness of the walls by half,
thus creating the right proportions within the tall space. (text by jun aoki)

 

 


sia aoyama building
photo © daici ano
courtesy
jun aoki & associates

 

 


sia aoyama building
photo © daici ano
courtesy
jun aoki & associates

 

 


sia aoyama building

photo © daici ano
courtesy
jun aoki & associates

 




sia aoyama building
photo © daici ano
courtesy
jun aoki & associates

 

 


photo © daici ano
courtesy
jun aoki & associates

 

 

‘taro nasu’ gallery space / offices
chiyoda-ku, tokyo, japan
completed march 2008
 
 

this gallery in the japanese capital is the second space designed by jun aoki & associates for
taro nasu, the first being built in osaka in 2006. the newest tokyo location features a brightly
lit downstairs gallery with office space located above it.

 

 


photo © daici ano
courtesy
taro nasu gallery

artist credit from left to right:
ryan gander 2008
anton henning 2008

 

 

 


photo © daici ano
courtesy
taro nasu gallery

artist credit from left to right:
anton henning 2008

djordje ozbolt 2008

 

 

 


photo © daici ano
courtesy
taro nasu gallery

 

 


photo © daici ano
courtesy
taro nasu gallery

 

 


photo © daici ano
courtesy
taro nasu gallery

 

 

 


photo © daici ano
courtesy
jun aoki & associates

 


‘go-sees hiroo’ photography studios
shibuya-ku, tokyo, japan
completed june 2008
 

a simple composition of three rental photo studios piled up, two underground and one on
the ground level, all with the same structure. the ground floor accommodates the parking lot
for the studio users. on the left side of the building seen from the street, a slit-like gap
13 meters deep houses the stairs down to the basement. thus, the rectangular block has
a total height of 23(13 meters underground and 10 meters above the ground.

 

 


go-sees hiroo
photo © daici ano
courtesy
jun aoki & associates

 




go-sees hiroo
photo © daici ano
courtesy
jun aoki & associates

 

 


go-sees hiroo
photo © daici ano
courtesy
jun aoki & associates

 

 


go-sees hiroo
photo © daici ano
courtesy
jun aoki & associates

 

 


go-sees hiroo
photo © daici ano
courtesy
jun aoki & associates

 


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