Project

Gucci Ginza

Year of Completion

1-1-2008

Client

Gucci

Material of interest

Bronze and silvery glass panels

Properties of Materials

The bronze and silvery glass panels provided an illuminated glow effect at different times of the day. It also provides the necessary shading for the building front elevation.

Material Properties

Material of interest: Bronze and silvery glass panels.

Properties of material: The bronze and silvery glass panels provided an illuminated glow effect at different times of the day. It also provides the necessary shading for the building front elevation.

Application

The 8-story tower is constructed with two layers of hanging glass panels

Climate

Humid Subtropical

Environmental Response

Shading, Light blocking

Keywords

Humid Subtropical, Shading, Light blocking

Location

Ginza, Japan

Sources

http://search.japantimes.co.jpArchitect website: http://www.jcdainc.com/

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Date submitted

6-1-2013

Disciplines

Architecture

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