• 03/08/2010
  • 07/13/2013

Roppongi Hills

Roppongi Hills, also known as the ‘Artelligent City,’ is one of Japan’s largest integrated property developments, located in the Roppongi district of Minato, Tokyo. Seventeen years after the design’s initial conception and construction by building tycoon Minoru Mori (罍???), the complex opened to the public on April 23, 2003. The mega-complex incorporates apartments, a hotel, a major TV studio, a museum, caf辿s, movie theatres, office space, restaurants, shops, an outdoor amphitheatre and a few parks. The centrepiece of the development is the 54-story Mori Tower. Mori’s stated vision was to build an integrated development where high-rise inner-urban communities allow people to live, work, play and shop in proximity to eliminate commuting time. The largest building, the Mori Tower serves as a landmark in the area and presents an awe-inspiring 360?? night view over Tokyo on the Sky Deck, an open air viewing area, which is a famed visit for lovers. Then what better way to end an evening off on the 52nd floor (same level as the Tokyo City View, as the observation deck it is called), sipping on a glass of wine, whilst watching the traffic wind their way around the foundations of the building. Catering for the prospective […]