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Hanegi Shrine: Japan


rental office on the second floor is open to greenery at both North and South ends, making an open and expansive working space.The structural system of the building consists of a wall girder and a Joist beams floor with trapezoid structural cores at both ends. The joist beams floor panel span between side cores and wall Girders in a clear span that creates a large open space for the first floor. Both side cores resist lateral earthquake forces, using a wide trapezoid core. The facade can be made completely open through suspending the upper louvres from above and the removal of lower sections.

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