Gallery: The Mode-Gakuen Spiral Towers: a New Twist on School Design


Scholastic architecture doesn’t get much better than these stunning Mode-Gakuen Spiral Towers in Nagoya, Japan. The shimmering towers corkscrew 36 stories [170 m] above the busy streets of Nagoya, Japan, and house educational facilities for three different disciplines in three tapered ‘wings’ – fashion design, computer programming and a medical support. Architectural group Nikken Sekkei included a host of ecological features in the towers including a double-glassed air flow window system and a natural air ventilation system.

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  1. yeni January 2, 2012 at 5:55 am

    this is a very amazing building, too bad you can’t get into the school unless you are a student of it. I am currently a student of Mode Gakuen for makeup artistry course, often bring my models to get makeup and photo-shoot. Inside building is really cool, we have all stuffs we needed for our courses. Hope you guys still enjoying the view from outside.

  2. robandnikki November 10, 2010 at 8:46 am

    myself robert williams and my wife nicola williams are coming to japan just for the view of this fantastic spirial building and the amazing architectural input , we would like to say hi-five to the group of architect that do this inspirational work of heart, we are looking up the best view ever created in architecture, and this one hold us in awe! well thanks to share this with the world of viewers, we know that jamaica is not far from relation with Japan so we would like to come and study with you guys,

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