This page contains a Flash digital edition of a book.
FUTAKO TAMAGAWA RISE / GALLERIA TOKYO, JAPAN


LIGHTING DESIGN HIROYASU SHOJI, IALD KAZUHIRO NAGASHIMA MICHIKO YOKOTA LIGHTDESIGN INC


ADDITIONAL CREDITS OWNER EAST FUTAKO-TAMAGAWA DISTRICT URBAN REDEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE


ARCHITECTURE


RESEARCH INSTITUTE OF ARCHITECTURE CO LTD


TOKYU ARCHITECTS & ENGINEERS INC NIHON SEKKEI INC JV ARCHITECTURAL TEAM


DESIGN SUPERVISOR CONRAN & PARTNERS


ELECTRICAL ENGINEERS P.T. MORIMURA & ASSOCIATES LTD


PHOTOGRAPHY © TOSHIO KANEKO © AKANE KURODA, ASSOCIATE IALD


The Futako Tamagawa Rise near Tokyo was opened in March 2011, only weeks after the 11 March 2011 earthquake struck Japan. The residual nuclear and environmental concerns after the earthquake meant the designers needed to quickly reevaluate and reconfigure the building’s energy load. As a result, most of the lighting in the space was never turned on from lack of nuclear power. The project has been designed with moderate darkness and


intonation which is typically absent in the Japanese com- mercial lighting environment.


“This successful combination expresses emotion through light. It is an elegant solution that defines the plaza as both playful and thoughtful,” one judge stated of the project. With a 40-meter-high glass ceiling, enough light is usually generated during daytime. For lighting after dark, the designers reexamined and redesigned the space to


14


come up with a comfortable margin of darkness in a commercial public space. Vertical light levels in the main concourse of Futako Tamagawa operate at approximately 30% of the brightness of other stations in Japan. Three months after the disaster, the lighting designers reprogrammed the lighting sequence of the bridge fascia, linear light stream on the ground and reed-inspired light pole motif to darker light levels to preserve energy. The new


AWARD OF EXCELLENCE


Page 1  |  Page 2  |  Page 3  |  Page 4  |  Page 5  |  Page 6  |  Page 7  |  Page 8  |  Page 9  |  Page 10  |  Page 11  |  Page 12  |  Page 13  |  Page 14  |  Page 15  |  Page 16  |  Page 17  |  Page 18  |  Page 19  |  Page 20  |  Page 21  |  Page 22  |  Page 23  |  Page 24  |  Page 25  |  Page 26  |  Page 27  |  Page 28  |  Page 29  |  Page 30  |  Page 31  |  Page 32  |  Page 33  |  Page 34  |  Page 35  |  Page 36  |  Page 37  |  Page 38  |  Page 39  |  Page 40  |  Page 41  |  Page 42  |  Page 43  |  Page 44