Reconstruction was the goal when
Japan's first "RC (reinforced concrete) Housing Structure" as "Aoyama Dojunkai apartment" was born in 1927 can not. As of 1968, passed 41 years after completion of the reconstruction effort has already begun. Since then,Again the plan and abandon, the Great Hanshin Earthquake (1995) that momentum is increasing once the opportunity was finally demolished in 2003. Was 76 years old.
Tadao Ando was charged with designing the new building, inheriting the landscape for low-rise apartments have built a row of trees and zelkova, put the goal of maximum utilization of the underground. Completed in 2005 "table shrine Hills" is a six-story building with 6 floors above ground basement. The ground is only half visible. Another feature, and a large atrium Omotesando same slope, asIn the building that housed the slope of the distance. "Omotesando" second born.
Ando in a lecture to some boat building, such as groundwater, site conditions in Omotesando Hills, "there can run very close to the subway, if you were accurately 掘Ranakere tens of meters deep vertically. Obayashi was interested in "and then looked back. Building on the site of a huge atrium narrow depth, suggesting that called for construction of the border to the fullest.
Even more surprising is that the weight of the building led to the atrium, this area is in additionHigh pressure from underground, state building is said to be floating in the soil. 182 What it anchors the book (permanent anchor) seems to have been fixed in the support layer. Like building a ship like that.
Roof garden and three structures
"Omotesando Hills" is in the top three layers, an exclusive residence in a tree-lined scenic backdrop zelkova "Omotesando Hills Zelkova Terrace" in place. Tadao Ando aimed at the integration of green roof garden on the effort you expend. What is probably why. Can be said in the corridors of the classic luxury apartment in this apartment is not adopted.
Welcome wide open corridors are spacious, although not contained, and much of the outdoor unit into the outside wall with embedded pebble floor and the "little hand just in general not apply"And that seem finish. If this location overlooking the mere passage seems 捉Enakatta Jingumae.
The "tried to create Japan's largest base-isolated structure," says Ando, isolators between floor commercial and residential floor (base isolation system), scissors, and the intermediate seismic isolation. Base-isolated from the pit top, theUp in the air while the two columns on either side because it is, and has incorporated material for reinforcement steel braces. Image as it was very presence of diagonal struts.
"Zelkova Terrace Omotesando," Interior
The interior is to symbolize the natural tones of the cherry flooring is very simple decor. Not using the highest grade of facilities for water is not around. No more than a room footprint than 100 square meters, and penthouses are elements missing much.
However, when people look better why the borrowed landscape. It also, rather than just zelkova Namiki, "approach" the impression that it is sacred, so that they feel often is planted in more glamorous specific street. I will see to that area of the image of its own.
Remaining large empty
"Omotesando Hills Zelkova Terrace" is the dwelling of all houses facing south. Season to relieve hot sun leaves cover the trees, the time of defoliation has been delivered to us back in the sun room. Windows can be open, leaking into the interior sound of cars and people go to Omotesando kid.
If the high-rise buildings, there are four floors to six floors of the lower image, we can fully experience the luxury of being the same as the height of the tree. A comfortable living close to the ground, the charm of a unique low-rise housing. UpperOmotesando unique blue sky spread. Each hill walking, Thank you for trying to leave the big sky.