Tag Archives: EASTERN Design Office

Step Tower by EASTERN design office

By : Dennis Franklin | 26 Jul 2013 4:46 pm | Other

Located in Ibaraki-city in Osaka, Japan the Step Tower is a residential project with ten floors of tenant spaces and apartment houses designed by the EASTERN design office. The exterior is completely white creating a striking contrast to the colorful buildings surrounding it taking its inspiration from a ship in the middle of the ocean according to the designers. The southwest side hosts the balconies and the holes for them are bigger once the building gets higher so that the…

Tower of Ring by EASTERN Design Office

By : Dennis Franklin | 24 Jun 2013 3:34 pm | Other, Urban

  The Tower of Ring in Tianjin’s central square was designed by the EASTERN Design Office architectural practice and its exterior adapts its light emissions according to the motion of the atmosphere and the change of light and sky. The design of the tower is inspired by oriental philosophy, the tower is empty and there is no observatory on its top, just the transparent structure in the shape of a wave. The square where the project is built is a…

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