Tag - mori-building



At the new teamLab Borderless museum, the crowd-favorite room of lamps from Borderless 1.0 has evolved into a room of light bubbles, which interact with each other and the bodies passing by.
Feb 8, 2024
Have we reached teamLab saturation?
The art collective re-opens its Borderless museum in Azabudai Hills. But the experience is starting to feel stale.
Mori Building CEO Shingo Tsuji speaks during an interview in Tokyo on Nov. 30.
BUSINESS / Companies
Dec 15, 2023
Mori’s CEO eyeing the next Roppongi Hills, casino resort in Tokyo
The real estate developer behind the towers that have reshaped central Tokyo’s skyline isn’t done yet.
A coworking space at Tokyo Venture Capital Hub
BUSINESS / Companies
Dec 3, 2023
Tokyo’s new venture capital hub aims to boost ties among investors
Mori Building hopes that the large-scale hub for venture capital firms will ratchet up investment for startups and strengthen cooperation among investors.
The undulating structure of the Garden Plaza in Azabudai Hills in Tokyo is designed to showcase diverse greenery as well as act as an antidote to boxlike architecture.
Nov 24, 2023
In photos: Tokyo’s new 'city within a city'
Mori's new Hills complex aims to challenge the traditional vision of hard-edged city living with beveled curves and green terraces.
Azabudai Hills in Tokyo's Minato Ward on Friday
BUSINESS / Companies / FOCUS
Nov 24, 2023
With Azabudai Hills complex, Mori aims to transform Tokyo again
The developer has looked to rectify the capital's perceived weaknesses in a bid to make it more competitive against the likes of London and New York.
“Bubble Universe” contains dynamic lights inside spheres that interact with visitors and each other.
Nov 21, 2023
A first look inside teamLab’s new Borderless museum
The international art collective unveiled two installations that will appear in the digital museum’s new space in Azabudai Hills in 2024.
An office lobby floor inside the new high-rise building Station Tower at Toranomon Hills
BUSINESS / Companies
Oct 4, 2023
Toranomon area continues to rise as Tokyo’s business hub
The massive Toranomon Hills project has helped the area become one of Tokyo's major business centers.
Mori Building's Azabudai Hills complex in Tokyo's Minato Ward, which will house offices, shops, apartments, hotels and a school, is set to open in November
Oct 2, 2023
While Manhattan’s offices stay empty, Tokyo keeps building
Remote working has decimated offices in cities like New York and London. But Tokyo's workspaces have bounced back, also thanks to new builds.
The Azabudai Hills development in Tokyo on Tuesday
BUSINESS / Companies
Aug 8, 2023
Mori Building to open Azabudai Hills complex in Tokyo in November
The company hopes the project will boost the capital’s competitive edge over metropolises overseas.
Japan Times
Feb 20, 2021
Tokyo skyscraper, set to be Japan's tallest, to include condos
The top floor of the 330-meter-high skyscraper in Minato Ward will have a view of the capital from the same height as that of Tokyo Tower.
Japan Times
Sep 10, 2019
Kyoto again secures No. 1 spot for best city outside of Tokyo
The former capital retained its spot as the metropolis with the greatest strengths thanks to its allure as a tourism destination, a think tank said.
Japan Times
Aug 22, 2019
Mori unveils ¥580 billion project to bring record-breaking skyscraper and urban greenery to Tokyo
The developer behind Tokyo's landmark Roppongi Hills is betting on another upscale project that has been more than 30 years in the making and will require a ¥580 billion investment.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Aug 22, 2019
Designer Thomas Heatherwick injects green relief into Tokyo's concrete jungle with new Mori project
Construction of a sprawling new property development for Mori Building Co. in central Tokyo, which will house Japan's tallest skyscraper at around 330 meters when completed in 2023, finally kicked off earlier this month after three decades of negotiations with landlords.
Japan Times
Jan 17, 2018
Mori Building Co. holds disaster drill with local Roppongi Hills international community in mind
In a bid to improve emergency readiness with the local foreign community, Mori Building Co., a Tokyo real estate developer, held a disaster drill in Roppongi Hills Wednesday in coordination with neighboring embassies, an international school and volunteers from a disaster relief organization.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies / Taking the Lead
Dec 17, 2017
Mori Building chief serious about creating a better Tokyo
Making Tokyo a more attractive and competitive metropolis sounds more like a policy than a business strategy.
Japan Times
Sep 1, 2017
Missiles join quakes, typhoons in annual disaster drills
Marking the anniversary of the 1923 Great Kanto Earthquake on Friday, municipalities nationwide and companies used the opportunity not only to test their preparedness for disasters but also to raise public awareness about a variety of threats including typhoons, floods and a potential North Korean missile attack.
BUSINESS / Companies
Aug 18, 2017
Mori Building ventures into Southeast Asia market with construction of office tower in Jakarta
Mori Building Co., Japan's leading real estate developer, is making a foray into the Southeast Asian market, with its first regional project to build a premium office tower in Indonesia.
Japan Times
Jan 17, 2017
Tokyo's Mori Building marks Hanshin quake anniversary with disaster drill
Marking 22 years since the Great Hanshin Earthquake on Tuesday, property management firm Mori Building Co. held an annual disaster drill at its major complexes in Tokyo which for the first time targeted foreign residents and tourists.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Apr 13, 2016
Mori Building Co. unveils plans to transform Tokyo's Toranomon area into global business hub
Mori Building Co. on Wednesday unveiled plans for three new high-rise buildings in the Toranomon area of Tokyo's Minato Ward under a ¥400 billion redevelopment aimed at transforming the area into a world-class business hub.
May 3, 2015
Mori Trust heir shows how women can shine
The daughter of real estate magnate Akira Mori fits the mold for the government's female empowerment campaign and is preparing to take over.


Hideo Shimoju points to a possible site that his fellow neighbors may relocate to. Such relocations have happened before, but not preemptively.
In disaster-prone Japan, some communities consider major moves