Rayon Du Soleil, Tokyo Apartment Building

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Rayon Du Soleil in Tokyo

20 Oct 2020

Rayon Du Soleil Building

Architects: BE-FUN DESIGN + Tasuesu (タスエス)

Location: Chuo, Tokyo, Japan

Following the dismantling of the renowned Tsukiji Market in Chuo ward, this residential building was an opportunity to reinvent a new identity for this former long-standing “market town”.

Rayon du-Soleil Tokyo

The owner of Rayon Du Soleil has been running a liquor store in this area for many years, and while observing the transformation of the area no longer a “market town”, he decided to make this conversion an opportunity for the area to be reborn.

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The aim was to create a place where a diverse range of people could live in, including foreigners who visit this area. BE-FUN DESIGN set one dwelling unit per floor to enhance the living space and lower the footprint. In addition, each floor has a different configuration including the outdoor space, in order to accommodate a variety of uses. The residents can rather gardening in the city centre, working remotely, enjoying a family or an elegant solo life-style. This language appears on the facades and the common areas (corridors, stairs) with a dialogue between the inside and the outside. This follows the appearance of Tsukiji city made of this dual relationship between “outside” and “inside”.

Rayon du-Soleil Tokyo

When people’s lives exuded into these common areas, new communities arise and are likely to play the primary role of this architecture.

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Architects: BE-FUN DESIGN

+ Tasuesu (タスエス)

Photography: Hiroyuki Hirai

Rayon Du Soleil, Tokyo images / information received 201020

Location: Chuo, Tokyo, Japan

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