Maison Hérmes-Tokyo, Japan
Building: Maison Hérmes
Location: Tokyo, Japan
Architect: Renzo Piano Building Workshop and Rena Dumas Architecture Intérieure
Structural Engineer: Arup, Mitsuhiro Kanada
Landscape: K. Tanaka
AE Interest: Structural core design similar to a pagoda. Innovation of large dampener / stiffness reducer to allow one side of building to lift up during earthquakes.