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Mode Gakuen Cocoon Tower - Tokyo, Japan

Location information

Location: Asia
Country: Japan
City: Tokyo, Shinjuku
Address: 1-7-3 Nishi-Shinjuku, Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan

General information

Started: 2006 year
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Completed: 2008 year
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Technical details

Height: 204 meters
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Floor count: 50 floors
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Design and construction

Architect: Tange Associates
Style: tower, Futuristic, deconstructivism
Building Uses: college, parking garage, restaurant, retail, university

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Tokyo Mode Gakuen Coccoon Tower

Mode Gakuen Cocoon Tower - Tokyo, Japan
Structural: Shimizu Corporation

Information

In designing Mode Gakuen Cocoon Tower, Tange Associates offers a new solution for school architecture in Tokyo’s tightly meshed urban environment. A new typology for educational architecture, the tower and accompanying auditoriums successfully encompass environmental concerns and community needs with an unparalleled inspirational design.
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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