Nexus World Fukuoka Twin Dome City Project
In kashiihama, the bed town of Fukuoka City, the populations rapidly increasing recently, this became the chief impetus for this housing project including 400 units of residences in reclaimed land with the area of 8 hectares. The many features of the master plan include: two skyscrapers in the central area of the site accommodating 200 units of housing which is half the total unit amount to arrange several mid-rise buildings around the towers to give form to the town blocks; in addition careful design of the surrounding landscape was carried out. Within this master plan, the surrounding seven mid-rise buildings are designed by: Oscar Tusquets, Christian de Portzamparc, Osamu Ishiyama, Mark Mack, Rem Koolhaus, Steven Hall, and Andrew MacNair. Concerning the landscape design, Martha Schuwartz was in charge for overall planning, while the pavilions designed by Zaha Hadid and Daniel Libeskind was moved here from the International Garden and Greenery Exposition in Osaka where two places were originally installed.