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Hakata Connected Office Building Construction Approved

JR Kyushu received approval for the Hakata Connected redevelopment program for its office building construction project on the site of the former Higashi Sogo Chosha. The exterior of the twelve-story building will be designed by Schmidt Hammer Lassen, the company that created the National Library of Denmark. A cafe will open on the first floor and serve Fukuoka-sourced dishes. JR Kyushu will produce the project with two collaborating companies and hopes to create an additional visitor attraction around JR Hakata Station. Source: Nikkei / Sankei / JR Kyushu

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Published: Nov 30, 2021 / Last Updated: Nov 30, 2021

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