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TAKANAWA GATEWAY CITY まちびらき前年祭 in March~1年後にまちびらきを迎えるTAKANAWA GATEWAY CITYを先取りする心豊かな2日間~

◯東日本旅客鉄道株式会社(本社:東京都渋谷区、代表取締役社長:深澤祐二、以下「JR東日本」)は、2025年3月にまちびらきを迎える「TAKANAWA GATEWAY CITY」について、開業1年前の機運醸成に向けたイベント「TAKANAWA GATEWAY CITY まちびらき前年祭 in March」を2024年3月15日(金)~16日(土)に開催します。

◯本イベントは、「まちびらきに向けたトライアルの2日間」をテーマに、TAKANAWA GATEWAY CITYのまちびらきをイメージした様々なコンテンツを高輪ゲートウェイ駅に集約することにより、お客さまへ心豊かな未来の街体験を提供します。

The Japan Times

Tokyo to get major new office spaces this year, but is there demand?

Tokyo’s central areas are known as premium, popular office locations, with a host of major company headquarters concentrated there and upscale workplaces seen as a status symbol.
The Wall Street Journal

How Hybrid Work is Changing Offices of the Future

Workplaces that look like your living room; flexible, multiuse spaces; outdoor terraces. Today’s new hybrid work styles are reshaping the office buildings of tomorrow.

Leading architects and real-estate developers are pioneering concepts aimed at workers who are splitting their time between home and office, and they predict these innovations will become mainstream in the years to come.
The Asahi Shimbun

Tokyo school moves into a high-rise in a first for Japan

In Tokyo, where space is at a premium, local authorities decided to house a publicly run elementary school in a tower block that rises 45 stories above ground and boasts a luxury hotel and offices as well as brand name shops.
San Francisco Chronicle

What will bring people back to downtown S.F.? This developer is betting on redwood trees

An audacious bet on post-pandemic downtown San Francisco could be coming as a proposed, full-block development at Main and Market streets that will include a nearly 1,000-foot tower with 808 apartments and 1.5 million square feet of office space with sliding glass windows that create “air porches.”
The Wall Street Journal

New Tokyo Railway Station to Kick Off $5 Billion Development

Takanawa Gateway, opening in March, is targeting overseas business
Press Release

Master Plan announced for Global Gateway Shinagawa in Tokyo

Pickard Chilton announced that it has completed, in collaboration with Kengo Kuma & Associates, the master plan for Global Gateway Shinagawa, a transformative redevelopment of the northern portion of Tokyo's Shinagawa Station and railyard.

U.S. Architect Brings Know-How To Large-Scale Tokyo Project

Construction is underway on a landmark urban mixed-use project in the iconic Chuo Ward district of Tokyo, Japan.
Press Release

Year 2022: Yaesu 2-chome North District Redevelopment Project

American firm Pickard Chilton’s first project in Japan, modern design is incorporated into the site by reading its history.
Popular Mechanics

These 165,000-Pound Columns Will Heft a 38-Story Tower 85 Feet Off the Ground

Near the water in downtown Seattle, there's about to be a skyscaper unlike anything the city—and, well, the world—has seen. A 38-story tower will sit a full 85 feet off the ground, creating a open plaza beneath it, all thanks to the immense strength of the 20 steel and concrete columns that will support it.
Calgary Herald

Calgary-based ATCO unveils new corporate campus

The nearly 50-year-old energy and logistics company unveiled its new state-of-the-art campus in the southwest Calgary community of Lincoln Park Saturday, right next to its original facility.
Mitsui Fudosan

Agreement Signed for a Bulgari Hotel in Tokyo to Open in 2022

Mitsui Fudosan Co., Ltd. signed an agreement with Bvlgari Hotels & Resorts to open Japan’s first Bvlgari Hotel in the large-scale, mixed-use development planned for the Tokyo Station area. The Bvlgari Hotel Tokyo is scheduled to open at the end of 2022.
Daily Journal of Commerce

This 85-foot-tall ‘W' is giving Skanska's 2+U legs to stand on

A giant “W” has sprouted along First Avenue near Seneca Street in downtown Seattle.

The 85-foot-tall structure is made of large steel pipes that are the first of several columns that will support 2+U, an office complex being built by Skanska. 2+U will hover above a 24,000-square-foot outdoor urban village.
Urban Land

Six Noteworthy Developments Changing the Face of Seattle

Cranes fill the sky and construction crews complicate navigation through Seattle’s streets as development projects downtown and in other close-in urban neighborhoods usher in a higher and denser city.

ExxonMobil campus is a city within a city

The ExxonMobil campus makes quite an impression from 350 feet in the air, as seen here in these Houston Chronicle photographs taken during a recent helicopter tour of the area.
Houston Business Journal

The architectural vision behind ExxonMobil's campus

Since 2008, these architects have been quietly working on one of the most exciting projects in the country and not talking. Until now. We got the scoop on the Exxon Mobil campus and two of the men behind its pioneering design.
Urban Land

ExxonMobil Goes Greener with New Headquarters

The new Exxon Mobil Corp. headquarters, rising on 385 acres (156 ha) north of downtown Houston, is one of the largest construction projects in the United States. The corporate campus will be composed of 20 low-rise buildings arranged around landscaped paths and quadrangles. It will consolidate in one place the energy company’s offices currently located in Houston, Virginia’s Fairfax County, and other locations to accommodate up to 10,000 employees who will begin occupying the campus early next year.
Ends Report

Forum for the Future set up Sustainable Shipping Initiative

Forum for the Future has teamed up with WWF International and two major shipping companies to establish a Sustainable Shipping Initiative (SSI).

As well as BP Shipping and Maersk Line, other founding members include Lloyd’s Register and Dutch state-owned bank ABN Amro.

The initiative aims to develop a sustainable action plan responding to the challenges faced by the industry over the next 30 years. Climate change, carbon taxes, changing cargoes and new weather patterns are cited as examples of the issues it will cover.
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