Grand Hyatt TokyoTokyo, Japan Mori Building Development Co., Ltd. Mori Biru, Architect-of-Record; Jerde Partnership International, Interior Designer; Remedios Siembieda, Interior Designer; Super Potato, Interior Designer Master Plan, Mixed-Use, Office, Retail, Hospitality 6.7 million ft2 / 622,000 m2 MIPIM Awards Tourism Resorts Category, Finalist (2004), ULI Award of Excellence, Asia Pacific Competition (2007)
The largest private-sector urban redevelopment project in Japan’s history, Roppongi Hills is a 28-acre mixed-use development at the heart of the Tokyo Metropolitan area. Located along the Roppongi Dori arterial highway, the development offers a unique composite of functions closely linked with lifestyles, working environments, entertainment, leisure, learning and creating. With an average of 100,000 visitors on weekdays, approximately 20,000 employees in offices and commercial establishments, and about 2,000 residents, the complex houses the 380-room Grand Hyatt Tokyo hotel, a variety of cultural uses, office space,West Walk with over 200 shops and restaurants, structured parking for 2,760 vehicles, and comprehensive infrastructure, such as a district heating and cooling system.
A hub for new cultural creation and information dissemination where people from around the world gather in an atmosphere of intercultural exchange, Roppongi Hills represents a reformation of the concept of urban functionality in Japan and stands as a model of a global city in the 21st century. The ultra-skyscraper, the Roppongi Hills Mori Tower, features over 40 floors of flexible office space, with approximately 4,500 meters per floor—the largest space per floor of any office building in Japan. Equipped with cutting-edge ultra high-speed information network facilities, the Mori Tower is built according to a comprehensive earthquake resistant design and offers state-of the art security functions.