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Technical Visit -1 September 26 (Mon)


Tokyo Half-day Theme: Urban Innovation

Visits to redevelopment areas and sustainable buildings in Tokyo
(Tour directions may be subject to change without prior notice)

Technical Visit -1 sold out in June.

TV-7 is newly set up. For details, please click here.

Meeting
time and place:
12:30 at International Convention Center: Pamir: Main Entrance
  - Please note that no meals will be served.
  - Conference registration will be also guided.
SME Rokubancho Building
SME Rokubancho Building completed in 2001, is designed as an innovative international company's office. It features energy conservation technologies such as lattice-shaped louvers on the windows for shading sunlight, an open core shaft for natural lighting and light control, ice storage and mass thermal storage. IBEC Award (2003)

Izumi Garden
The office floors of the skyscraper Izumi Garden are located higher than the expressway in front of it and therefore it can effectively utilize the 20-meter open space at its bottom. As an attempt to prolong the life of the building, office floors have a large void space in the center to use natural ventilation and adjust to any change of installations.
Website

Roppongi Hills
The Roppongi Hills project is the largest-scale redevelopment in Japan. The concepts are "Culture City" and "Vertical Garden City" with green areas created by integrating small plots of land and building high and compact on the combined site. To actively work on energy conservation, energy saving systems are installed.
Website
Approximatearrival time: 18:00 at International Convention Center: Pamir Main Entrance
 
Technical Visit -2 September 26 (Mon)


Tokyo Half-day Theme: Building Innovation

Visits to redevelopment areas and sustainable buildings in Tokyo
(Tour directions may be subject to change without prior notice)

Technical Visit -2 sold out in June.

TV-7 is newly set up. For details, please click here.

Meeting
time and place:
12:30 at International Convention Center: Pamir Main Entrance
  - Please note that no meals will be served.
  - Conference registration will be also guided.
Nihonbashi Mitsui Tower
As the first project to apply Tokyo's Registered Important Cultural Properties Specific District System, Nihonbashi Mitsui Tower (completed in July 2005) is pioneering a concept of preservation and development. While preserving the Mitsui Honkan Building, the project involves constructing the Tower, sustainable for 100 years with high seismic resistance and greater installation flexibility, on the same block.
Website
Palaceside Building
Palaceside Building has a 200-meter-long facade and faces the Emperor's Palace with full of green. The way Japan recovered and developed in twenty years after the war is reflected in materials for the various building components such as large glass curtain walls, louvers for shading sunlight, and gutters.
Harumi Island Triton Square
Harumi Island Triton Square in Tokyo's waterfront area, a multipurpose complex with a large deck, has urban functions such as offices, commercial and residential facilities and halls, which are combined with oasis-like open space. The complex features district heating and cooling systems. IBEC Award (2003)
Approximatearrival time: 18:00 at International Convention Center: Pamir Main Entrance
 
Technical Visit -3 September 26 (Mon)


Tokyo Half-day Theme: Eco Housing

Visits to environmentally-responsible housing and sustainable buildings in Tokyo
(Tour directions may be subject to change without prior notice)

Technical Visit -3 sold out in June.

TV-7 is newly set up. For details, please click here.

Meeting
time and place:
12:30 at International Convention Center: Pamir Main Entrance
  - Please note that no meals will be served.
  - Conference registration will be also guided.
Setagaya-ku Fukasawa Symbiotic Housing
Setagaya-ku Fukasawa Symbiotic Housing was the first public symbiotic housing complex in Japan, built in 1997, employing reused materials from demolished buildings, rainwater reclamation, the greening roofs and walls, and a biotope. It also features the residents' participation in the construction plan including designs for the elderly and the disabled.
Website
Omotesando Hills
Nearly eighty years have passed since the construction of the Dojunkai Aoyama Apartments in 1927. The long-familiar apartments are now being redeveloped. As a regenerated building, Omotesando Hills will reuse part of the existing facade. The new apartments designed by Tadao Ando will have an ingenious spiral slope enclosing an atrium.
Website
Approximatearrival time: 18:00 at International Convention Center: Pamir Main Entrance
 
Technical Visit -4 September 30 (Fri)


Tokyo Half-day Theme: Urban Innovation

Visits to redevelopment areas and sustainable buildings in Tokyo
(Tour directions may be subject to change without prior notice)

Technical Visit -4 sold out in June.

Alternatively, we recommend Post Conference tours (PC-3,PC-4) are still available. For details, please click here.
TV-8 is newly set up. For details, please click here.

Meeting
time and place:
12:30 at International Convention Center: Pamir Main Entrance
  - Please note that no meals will be served.
Visit an additional sustainable building in Tokyo
Marunouchi Building
Marunouchi Building, completed in 2002, locates in front of the Tokyo Station. The facade of the lower part, shops and restaurants area, succeeds the old Marunouchi Building. Higher office part has exterior side fins and innovative systems, such as air barrier systems and high resistance structures.
Website
Roppongi Hills
The Roppongi Hills project is the largest-scale redevelopment in Japan. The concepts are "Culture City" and "Vertical Garden City" with green areas created by integrating small plots of land and building high and compact on the combined site. To actively work on energy conservation, energy saving systems are installed.
WebsiteWebsite
Approximatearrival time: 18:00 at International Convention Center: Pamir Main Entrance
 
Technical Visit -5 September 30 (Fri)


Tokyo Half-day Theme: Building Innovation

Visits to redevelopment areas and sustainable buildings in Tokyo
(Tour directions may be subject to change without prior notice)

Technical Visit -5 sold out in June.

Alternatively, we recommend Post Conference tours (PC-3,PC-4) are still available. For details, please click here.
TV-8 is newly set up. For details, please click here.

Meeting
time and place:
12:30 at International Convention Center: Pamir Main Entrance
  - Please note that no meals will be served.
Shinjuku Mitsui Building
Shinjuku Mitsui Building, completed in 1974 was renewed in 2000. At the foot of the building, "55 Square" the first genuine sunken garden in Japan was constructed. It provides a public space in fresh greenery and there are people coming together and taking rests everyday.
Website
The International Library of Children's Literature
The International Library of Children's Literature is a renovation of the former library built in Meiji era (1868-1912). Adopting the state of the art technology such as seismic isolation, it has been regenerated and its function has been enhanced.
Website
The Shinagawa Intercity project
The Shinagawa Intercity project began with infrastructure development to improve the environment of the district. The large-scale complex, completed in 1998, includes three office skyscrapers. They were designed to ensure success in business as tenant buildings, to provide a high-quality office environment that is functional and safe, and to be environmentally responsible. SHASE Award (2001)
Approximatearrival time: 18:00 at International Convention Center: Pamir Main Entrance
 
Technical Visit -6 September 30 (Fri)


Tokyo Half-day Theme: Eco-Housing

Visits to environmentally symbiotic Housing and sustainable buildings in Tokyo
(Tour directions may be subject to change without prior notice)

Technical Visit -6 sold out in June.

Alternatively, we recommend Post Conference tours (PC-3,PC-4) are still available. For details, please click here.
TV-8 is newly set up. For details, please click here.

Meeting
time and place:
12:30 at International Convention Center: Pamir Main Entrance
  - Please note that no meals will be served.

 

 

 

Shimizu Institute of Technology
Shimizu Institute of Technology, completed in 2003, was constructed as a place for testing cutting-edge technology. The institute located in the urban area features highly efficient air-conditioning systems, a biotope on the roof, the mega-structure with seismic isolation, and systems for controlling the electromagnetic environment and for monitoring the construction and installation.
Website

Takenaka Corporation Main Office
Takenaka Corporation Main Office, completed in 2004, demonstrates building sustainability and workplace productivity. The 7-story building features outside bracing structure, distributed cores, four light wells, exterior precast walls and ducts made of recycled materials, hybrid ventilation, and natural delighting from light wells.
Website
Globe Court Omiya Minaminakano
Globe Court Omiya Minaminakano, completed in 1996, is outcome of the competition for environmentally symbiotic housing. The residential buildings are located along natural slopes and the pond and court is sited in the center. The rooms obtain a sunny and airy environment. It has a biotope, vegetable gardens and thickets. Presented at GBC'98. SB05Tokyo Technical Visit TV-6
Website
Approximatearrival time: 18:00 at International Convention Center: Pamir Main Entrance
 
Technical Visit -7 September 26 (Mon)


Kanagawa Pref. Half-day

Visits to sustainable office buildings in suburban Tokyo
(Tour directions may be subject to change without prior notice)

Application: e-mail to info@sb05.com (not available through our web site), maximum enrollment is 40 people who completed payment.

Meeting
time and place:
12:30 at International Convention Center: Pamir Main Entrance
  - Please note that no meals will be served.
  - Conference registration will be also guided.
Tokyo Gas Earth Port
Tokyo Gas Earth Port completed in 1996 has succeeded in reducing life-cycle CO2 emissions by 25% through solar shading, natural lighting, and cogeneration, which contribute to energy conservation, long life, and amenity.
Website
NEC Tamagawa Renaissance City
NEC Tamagawa Renaissance City, completed in 2000 is an office building which is featured by resource recycling such as gray water reuse and rainwater use, waste recycling improvement, organic waste composing. Airflow windows for cutting perimeter load and daylight sensors for controlling lighting contribute significant energy reduction.
Approximatearrival time: 18:00 at International Convention Center: Pamir Main Entrance
 
Technical Visit -8 September 30 (Fri)


Tokyo Half-day Theme: Eco-Housing

Visits to environmentally symbiotic Housing and sustainable buildings in Tokyo
(Tour directions may be subject to change without prior notice)

Application: e-mail to info@sb05.com (not available through our web site), maximum enrollment is 40 people who completed payment.

Meeting
time and place:
12:30 at International Convention Center: Pamir Main Entrance
  - Please note that no meals will be served.
Globe Court Omiya Minaminakano
Globe Court Omiya Minaminakano, completed in 1996, is outcome of the competition for environmentally symbiotic housing. The residential buildings are located along natural slopes and the pond and court is sited in the center. The rooms obtain a sunny and airy environment. It has a biotope, vegetable gardens and thickets. Presented at GBC'98. SB05Tokyo Technical Visit TV-6
Website
Shimizu Institute of Technology
Shimizu Institute of Technology, completed in 2003, was constructed as a place for testing cutting-edge technology. The institute located in the urban area features highly efficient air-conditioning systems, a biotope on the roof, the mega-structure with seismic isolation, and systems for controlling the electromagnetic environment and for monitoring the construction and installation.
Website

Takenaka Corporation Main Office
Takenaka Corporation Main Office, completed in 2004, demonstrates building sustainability and workplace productivity. The 7-story building features outside bracing structure, distributed cores, four light wells, exterior precast walls and ducts made of recycled materials, hybrid ventilation, and natural delighting from light wells.
Website

Approximatearrival time: 18:00 at International Convention Center: Pamir Main Entrance