Branching out in Tokyo

A Toyo Ito-designed building for the Italian shoe and handbag brand TOD in Tokyo has been completed. The exterior of the building is made distinctive by 300mm concrete structural elements which form a lattice pattern inset with glass. The practice has likened it to the “branching diagram of a tree”.

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