Sugamo Shinkin Bank / Nakaaoki Branch

Lead Designeremmanuelle moureaux
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Prize(s)Honorable Mention
Entry Description

Sugamo Shinkin Bank is a credit union that strives to provide first-rate hospitality to its customers in accordance with its motto: “we take pleasure in serving happy customers”.
The site is located on the corner of major intersection, where there is a frequent movement of cars, bicycles and people. Taking this unique location as a characteristic, the facade is designed to be rhythmical that changes expression as people see from different angles.The colors, flowers and trees appear in and out from the repetition of floating cubes, playing rainbow melody.


Architect / Designer
Born in France. Living in Tokyo since 1996. Established emmanuelle moureaux architecture + design. Using colors as her signature, her works extend to a number of projects, including architectural design for Sugamo Shinkin Bank, "Forest of Numbers" for The National Art Center, Tokyo, and art installations for UNIQLO and ISSEY MIYAKE. Associate professor at Tohoku University of Art and Design.