Architecture » Mode Gakuen Cocoon Tower - Tokyo, Japan
Mode Gakuen Cocoon Tower - Tokyo, Japan
City: Tokyo, Shinjuku
Address: 1-7-3 Nishi-Shinjuku, Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan
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Completed: 2008 year
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Floor count: 50 floors
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Design and construction
Style: tower, Futuristic, deconstructivism
Building Uses: college, parking garage, restaurant, retail, university
Tokyo Mode Gakuen Coccoon Tower
Structural: Shimizu Corporation
Built on the former site of the now demolished Asahi Mutual Life Insurance Company headquarters, construction of the Mode Gakuen Cocoon Tower began in May 2006 and was completed in October 2008.
The building is home to three educational institutions: Tokyo Mode Gakuen (fashion), HAL Tokyo (technology/design), Shuto Ikō (medical).
Tange Associates hope that the building will help to inspire a transformation in the area: "Some of the buildings in the immediate area surrounding Mode Gakuen Cocoon Tower have become old and absolete.
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