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Nigata TokiMesse Tower

2003 / Niigata

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collaboration work with KAJIMA DESIGN


This is a 31 story skyscraper, a complex of a hotel and offices which will later be joined with the convention center designed by Maki Associates. It is a part of a redevelopment plan on Bandai Island in the center of Niigata city. The main characteristic of this building is that its glass curtain wall featuring different expression depending on the angle of the viewer. The observatory on the top floor is expected to be a city beacon that generates light at night and will stand as a landmark building in Niigata city.