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Changing the Event to Art

Changing the Event to Art

Project Description

It’s the project of the new office of “a TOKYO” which manages ART FAIR TOKYO. It’s located on the 4th floor facing the intersection in Tokyo. We inserted three boxes as a meeting room, a president room and a chief director room, then the residual space becomes a staff office space.
We considered the event arising in this space, where an everyday routine work happens, could be changed to ART to the program as office.
The idea that „changing the event to ART“ is an attempt to rethink the daily living as a special existence by handling a person and a matter equivalently.

It was required that three boxes close the interior. At the same time, it needed the closing way to feel the interior. Then, by cutting out the outside wall by the frame, the view from there also cut out.
The frames consist of a clear glass, a mirror and a wall.
The openings cut out by the frames separate the space ambiguously and get the visibility to the both interior and exterior.

The wall where an opening was clipped at random connects each rooms and becomes a filter to connect with the outdoor.
„Changing the event to ART“ is that we expect commonplace activity becomes special discovery and memory in the office.


Changing the Event to Art

  • Tokyo
  • Japan
Completion: 2015
Used materials
  • Metal
  • Glass

Type of Building

Architect Office