Location: Tokyo, Japan
Client: Meiji Life Insurance Company
Total area: 44,000 (sqm)
Ricardo Bofill Taller de Arquitectura designed the façades for this mixed-use project in Tokyo’s Omotesando, located in the very heart of Tokyo’s cosmopolitan centre.
The façades, treated in prefabricated panels of architectonic concrete, embody the principles of classical scale and proportions.
The 13-storey Aoyama Palacio Tower, also known as “The Gucci Building”, houses a large Gucci boutique on the first and second floors, and other high-end fashion companies, top beauty institutions, major insurance companies and banks, as well as luxury apartments. Tower floors offer unobstructed views over the entire city.
Omotesando metro station is directly connected to the building. Its privileged location, right...