An arts complex in Minami-Aoyama, Tokyo, with a performance hall, art gallery, cafe and shops.
Upon entering, there are shops to the left and right with a large cafe area taking up most of the ground floor. To the right of the cafe entrance, there are steps leading to the gallery space. Admission for exhibitions here is free.
The striking building was designed by Fumihiko Maki, focusing on simple geometrical forms representative of modern design. The building’s name comes from the spiral ramp at the rear of the building which leads to a design shop on the 2nd floor.
Natural light fills the rear of the building through a glass ceiling. Upper floors feature fancy restaurants with terraces.
5 Chome-6-２３ Minamiaoyama, Minato-ku, Tōkyō-to 107-0062
- 188 m from Omotesandō Station Chiyoda Line (C4)Ginza Line (G2)Hanzomon Line (Z2)
- 0.8 km from Meijijingū-mae Station Chiyoda Line (C3)Fukutoshin Line (C15)
- 0.9 km from Gaienmae Station Ginza Line (G3)