Read more at www.designboom.com/architecture/ginza-sony-park-vibrant-public-hub-tokyo-japan-10-19-2020/

— the ‘ginza sony park’ project is the ongoing development on the site of tokyo’s sony building, which was demolished in 2017. the project has three stated aims: to serve as a hub to promote the brand; to offer people new interactive experiences; and to make the ginza district more comfortable and inviting for citizens and visitors alike. the idea of providing a public space has been present since the sony building opened in 1966. known as the ‘garden of ginza’, ‘sony square’ was a public space that faced the adjacent intersection. designed by nobuo araki, ‘ginza sony park’ is a contemporary reinterpretation of this concept…

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