"THE ROPPONGI TOKYO"
Company:NIKKEN SPACE DESIGN LTD
Designer(s): Interior Design : Director Setsuko ANDO, Senior Designer Naoki HIRAOKA, Designer Hirokazu OMIArchitect : NIKKEN SEKKEI LTDLighting Design?: WORK TECHT CORPORATION Client ?: Roppongi 3-chome Area Urban Redevelopment Association, Japan
Category: Interior Design, Professional
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This is a hotel-like, 39-story high-class apartment
complex with 611 households, consisting of lots for sale
and rent. It was planned on the vast grounds facing
Roppongi Street as a multipurpose redevelopment
The design concept for the interior is enjoyment of the
juxtaposition between the lively atmosphere of Roppongi
district and the soothing comfort inside the building.
The glamorous black entrance lobby which is suggestive
of 'Roppongi' and the soft white entrance lounge were
both designed to make a contrast as well as to
complement each other. The 4.5-meter-high black
stainless-steel entrance lobby doors give a dramatic
surprise when opened. The lounge in the lots for sale,
where privacy is more respected, has the theme
of 'water'. The glittering cascade of water tracing the
surface of the wall merges with the aquatic scenery
created by a deck extending out to meet the surface of
the water to become a healing space, which can be
enjoyed exclusively by the residents. A luminous ceiling
with crystal patterns leads the people to the apartments.
On the other hand the lounge of the entrance lobby in
the lots for rent has the theme of 'fire'. The red flame in
the central fireplace in the crisp black and white space
creates an aura of peace in the cool space created with
About the Designer/Company
Originally established as the interior design department of NIKKEN SEKKEI LTD, Nikken Space Design (NSD) has more than 60 years of experience in the field. As a part of the Nikken group since 1994, NSD now works not only with Nikken Sekkei but is also in partnership with various architects and artists. With 60 highly experienced designers, NSD is currently working on numerous design projects for Japanese and international clients. NSD’s wide range of projects cover interior design for hotels, high–rise offices, retail complexes, hospitals, educational institutions, restaurants, shops and even private residences. As a result, the company can accommodate all kinds of clients’ needs. One of NSD’s main principles is to bring high quality solutions in interior design, specifying furniture, fixture and equipment (FF&E).