emmanuelle moureaux architecture + design: sugamo shinkin bank, tokiwadai branch
 
emmanuelle moureaux architecture + design: sugamo shinkin bank, tokiwadai branch emmanuelle moureaux architecture + design: sugamo shinkin bank, tokiwadai branch
jul 05, 2010

emmanuelle moureaux architecture + design: sugamo shinkin bank, tokiwadai branch

sugamo shinkin bank, tokiwadai branch by emmanuelle moureaux architecture photo nacasa & partners inc.

french born, tokyo based architect emmanuelle moureaux has designed the new sugamo shinkin bank, tokiwadai branch. the bank which opened last week is three storeys high that consists of window of varying size.  made from steel the facade is punctured with holes that form a tree pattern, when viewed up close. the interior design is based around the theme of a ‘leaf’. ATM’s are placed along a wall each painted with brightly colored leaves.

the facade photo nacasa & partners inc.

the tree pattern image courtesy emmanuelle moureaux architecture

the entrance image courtesy emmanuelle moureaux architecture

sugamo shinkin bank, tokiwadai branch image courtesy emmanuelle moureaux architecture

workers painting the exterior of the windows in different colours image courtesy emmanuelle moureaux architecture

ATM’S painted with colorful leaves photo nacasa & partners inc.

the waiting area – where no armchair is the same colour photo nacasa & partners inc.

the meeting rooms with the tree and leaf decal photo nacasa & partners inc.

the meeting rooms with the tree and leaf decal photo nacasa & partners inc.

the meeting rooms with the tree and leaf decal photo nacasa & partners inc.

photo nacasa & partners inc.

photo nacasa & partners inc.

photo nacasa & partners inc.

photo nacasa & partners inc.

the reflection onto the stairwell image courtesy emmanuelle moureaux architecture

view from one of the windows

photo nacasa & partners inc.

photo nacasa & partners inc.

the leaf theme

  • A perfect building for a bank bland, impersonal, and totally discontented from the local environment.

    Yabba says:

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