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Univ. of Tokyo, Hongo Campus. Faculty of Engineering Bldg 3

The zinc phosphate coated steel panels are in harmony with the restored low-rise section of the building

The zinc phosphate coated steel panels are in harmony with the restored low-rise section of the building

View of the zinc phosphate coated steel columns, walls and screening panels from the courtyard entrance

Building Function
Material
Metalwork
Metal Finishes

The bottom half of the building is restored with the traditional design of the building, while the upper half is covered in zinc phosphate coated steel panels that complement the traditional aesthetics and emphasize and symbolize the university’s pursuit of the latest technology.

<5th floor>
Lined with roughly 585m2 of zinc phosphate coated steel panels. Typical panel size is 478mm (W) by 3825mm (H), while the window area panels are 423mm(W) by 1765mm (H).

<6-9th floor & Roof>
The 6th to 9th floors and the roof of this building is wrapped with 2700m2 of perforated and bent steel panels. The details of these panels are; 10mm by 60mm rectangles placed in a staggered arrangement, bent at 200mm deep, and 120mm high.

<Columns and Walls>
Over 700m2 of columns and wall panels line the entrance hall and its surrounding area.

Product Material Metal Finishes
or
Metalwork
5FL
Exterior panels and top beams
Steel Zinc Phosphate Coating
Deep bending
Top-rise section
Perforated bent louvres
Steel Zinc Phosphate Coating
Rectangular perforation
Entrance hall
Column, wall and screening panels
Steel Zinc Phosphate Coating
ProjectUniv. of Tokyo, Hongo Campus. Faculty of Engineering Bldg 3
Abbreviated NameUniv. of Tokyo, Hongo Campus. Faculty of Engineering Bldg 3
ClientUniversity of Tokyo
ArchitectBasic Design: University of Tokyo Campus Planning Center, University of Tokyo Facilities Department
Detail Design: RUI SEKKEISHITSU Co.,Ltd.
ContractorHAZAMA ANDO CORPORATION
Completion2013
LocationBunkyo-ku, Tokyo