Dai Nagoya Building

This project is a reconstruction of the Dai Nagoya Building, long a familiar landmark in front of Nagoya Station.
The design concept was “a majestic tree standing on a hill”. The roof of the podium is open to the public as a green sky garden, and the office tower reaches into the sky with a design that recalls the trunk, leaves, and branches of a tall tree. The cladding of the podium is brilliant and many-faceted, like a crystal, to express the luster and glamour of the commercial activities inside.
The office tower uses the latest environmental technology, including airflow windows and LED lighting, as well as district heating and cooling. Its environmental performance earned the S-rank, the highest rating under CASBEE Nagoya, the environmental evaluation system operated by the city of Nagoya. The building has a vibration control structure able to withstand the largest earthquake foreseen for the Tokai region, for earthquake resistant performance that will allow continued use after the earthquake.

Completion 2016
Location Aichi Nagoya City
Building Use Office building,Commercial facilities,District heating and cooling facilities
Themes Urban planning and redevelopment
Site Area 9,155㎡
Total Floor Area 148,073㎡
Floors 4 basement,34 above ground
Structure SRC basement,S above ground
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AD Graphic,SS,Koji Okamoto,Taisuke Ogawa,Kwasumi Architectural Photograph Office,Gankosha,Kudo Photo,Creative Photom,Naotada Kurozumi,Kenji Kobayashi,Tadanori Saito,Shigematu Photograph Studio,Shinozawa Architectural Photograph Offfice,Shinkenchiku-sha,Studio Bauhaus,Techni Staff,Kokyu Miwa Architectural Photograph Laboratory,Makoto Yoshid