Culture Convenience Club Co., Ltd.
“TSUTAYA BOOKSTORE Joso Interchange” May 27th (Sat) Grand Opening The concept is “Second House, enjoyment you can’t do at home”
Culture Convenience Club Co., Ltd. (Headquarters: Shibuya-ku, Tokyo, President and COO: Yoshinori Takahashi) is Toda Construction Co., Ltd. (Headquarters: Chuo-ku, Tokyo, President: Seisuke Otani) and the Toda Construction Group. Towa Kanko Kaihatsu Co., Ltd. (Head office: Oshima-gun, Prefecture; President: Takeshi Kobayashi) and Toda Construction Co., Ltd. participate as PPP (Public-Private Partnership) project collaborators in the “Agriscience Valley Concept” (Joso City, Ibaraki Prefecture). ), the “TSUTAYA BOOKSTORE Joso Interchange” will be grandly opened on Saturday, May 27, 2023, near the Joso Interchange on the Ken-O Expressway.
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industrialization of agriculture*1 under the theme of food,
agriculture and health, centering on the area around the Joso Interchange on the Ken-O Expressway. purpose. In this project, “TSUTAYA BOOKSTORE Joso Interchange” will contribute to the formation and development of a vibrant and unique local community in Joso City by creating a place for tertiary industry where diverse customers gather.
The facility is based on the concept of “Second House, where you can enjoy something you can’t do at home.” A complex bookstore that proposes lifestyles based on the themes of life and food. We will propose a space where the whole family can spend time, with a playground inside and outside the facility where parents and children can enjoy.
The store was designed and supervised by SUPPOSE DESIGN OFFICE*2, an architectural design office led by Makoto Tanijiri and Ai Yoshida. *1: In order to incorporate not only the original primary industry of agriculture, forestry and fisheries, but also the secondary industry (manufacturing and manufacturing) and tertiary industry (sales and service) It means 6, which is the product of 2 in industry and 3 in tertiary industry. (From the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries website https://www.maff.go.jp/j/heya/sodan/1202/a04.html) *2: SUPPOSE DESIGN OFFICE, an architectural design office led by Makoto Tanijiri and Ai Yoshida. Established in 2000. Co-organized with Ai Yoshida since 2014. Based in Hiroshima and Tokyo, he has been involved in many projects in a wide range of fields in Japan and overseas, including housing, commercial spaces, venue configurations, landscapes, products, and installations. Recently, the range of activities has expanded, such as opening “Shashokudo”, “BIRD BATH & KIOSK”, and “Superb view real estate” attached to the Tokyo office. His works include “SUPPOSE DESIGN OFFICE -Building in a Social Context” (FRAME) and the 20th anniversary non-fiction book “Beautiful Noise” (Shufunotomo).
Features of TSUTAYA BOOKSTORE Joso Interchange
1: Develop sales floors with the themes of “parents and children,” “lifestyle,” and “food”
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2: “BOOK & CAFE” where you can enjoy a book with coffee in one hand
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3: A bookshelf pyramid that excites children
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4: A children’s playground “kusu-guru kids park” supervised by “Bornelund”
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The kusu-guru kids park, where children can play, was established in response to requests from local residents that there was no playground with playground equipment. This playground will be developed with “Bornelund”, which selects only “genuine” play tools from all over the world and supports the healthy growth of children and the prosperous life of families through “play”.
In addition to the indoor playground, there is also a playground with playground equipment for children to play to their heart’s content. [Store overview]
Store name: TSUTAYA BOOKSTORE Joso Interchange
Address: 3 Musubimachi, Joso City, Ibaraki Prefecture
Business hours: 9:00-21:00
Store holidays: Open all year round
Items handled: books, stationery miscellaneous goods
Area: about 900 tsubo
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“TSUTAYA BOOKSTORE Joso Interchange” May 27th (Sat) Grand Opening
Culture Convenience Club Co., Ltd.