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HOSOO Flagship Store / Multi-purpose building

HOSOO Flagship Store
HOSOO Flagship Store

Discipline: Architecture

HOSOO Flagship Store
HOSOO Flagship Store
HOSOO Flagship Store
HOSOO Flagship Store
HOSOO Flagship Store

Discipline: Architecture

HOSOO Co., Ltd. was founded in 1688. Serving as its new headquarters, this building includes HOSOO’s flagship store and a gallery with the architectural emphasis on conveying the dyeing and weaving culture and kimono culture. The original building was built in 1965 and is located in a historical district of Kyoto. Construction is mainly comprised of rammed earth walls, black ink plaster walls, which surround and enclose a salon area.

  • DATE OF LAUNCH 2019

  • DEVELOPMENT TIME 13 - 24 months

  • TARGET REGIONS Specific country/region: Japan

  • TARGET GROUPS Consumer / User, Trade / Industry

Client / Manufacturer

HOSOO Co., Ltd.

HOSOO Co., Ltd.
Kyoto, Japan

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Design

HOSOO architecture

HOSOO architecture
Kyoto, Japan

Head designer & chief architect: Naohisa Hosoo

Design

TT Architects

TT Architects
Okayama, Japan

Architect: Teruki Takayoshi