New resort One@Tokyo opens its doorways this month in downtown Tokyo, with Japanese structure maestro Kengo Kuma overseeing each the inside and exterior design for the brand new addition to Japan’s hospitality scene. Agora Hospitalities Co has partnered with Sky Hospitality for Tokyo’s fourth Alliance Lodge, making a design that juxtaposes the normal and the modern – an strategy the architect has taken in previous works too, together with the latest hospitality design for Kai Yufuin, a sizzling spring resort in Kyushu.
At One@Tokyo, an entrance, utilising basic supplies with its conventional wooden framing, makes a placing point of interest, its textured type a pointy distinction towards the constructing’s angular silhouette.
The ten flooring, together with a rooftop stage, and the resort’s 142 visitor rooms, nod to those modern codes, with wood accents and textiles in muted hues making a heat and welcoming ambiance. Metropolis landmark the Tokyo Skytree tower could be admired from the rooftop, which additionally encompasses a geometrical play of wooden patterns, staying trustworthy to the design codes of the resort.
The commercial aesthetic is a pure match for the well-connected space; a brief stroll from Oshiage Station, the resort can also be a simple journey to each Haneda and Narita worldwide airports.
The mission is the most recent addition to Kuma’s eclectic portfolio, which this 12 months has encompassed all the things from the aforementioned Kai Yufuin, which takes the type of a contemporary Japanese farmhouse in a chic subdued color palette, to the Hans Christian Andersen Home in Denmark, an architectural celebration of pure supplies.
For Agora Hospitalities Co, One@Tokyo is the most recent addition to a roster of resorts together with Agora Tokyo Ginza, Tsuki Tokyo, Lodge Agora Osaka Moriguchi, Agora Fukuoka Hilltop Lodge & Spa, and Agora Kyoto Karasuma.