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Mosaic / SAKO Architects

  • 00:00 - 20 December, 2009
Mosaic / SAKO Architects
Mosaic / SAKO Architects, © Shu He & Misae Hiromatsu
© Shu He & Misae Hiromatsu

© Shu He & Misae Hiromatsu © Shu He & Misae Hiromatsu © Shu He & Misae Hiromatsu © Shu He & Misae Hiromatsu + 37

  • Architects

    SAKO Architects / Keiichiro SAKO, Tetsuo YAMAJI, Yu Fujita
  • Location

    Beijing, China
  • Total Floor Space

    100,359 sqm
  • Area

    15869.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2008
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Text description provided by the architects. It is a complex facility. The lower part of the building is the department store, and 3 residential towers were built on top of it. The motif of “Mosaic” was adopted through out this project. It is consistently used as motifs of exterior, interior, signs, and landscape designs. The big volume consisting of “mosaics” is to convey the image of the landmark filled with festivity like the spectacle of fluttering confetti. And the intricate reflecting surface of the main entrance which has the form of a huge opening mouth articulates, amplifies and emits the movement of people and the various lights.

© Shu He & Misae Hiromatsu
© Shu He & Misae Hiromatsu

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Cite: "Mosaic / SAKO Architects" 20 Dec 2009. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/44058/mosaic-sako-architects/> ISSN 0719-8884
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