Japan is the country which importing most of building material. Architectural market price is however far away from international market, because of addition of Japanese expensive labor cost. The only way to solve this problem is to import accomplished building, not building material. Bayside Marina Hotel is making use of format of shipping containers in order to transport guest rooms in cottage type. As long as keeping the container forma, transportation cost is getting almost nothing. We realized irresistible cost down and short of construction period by accomplishing both interior and exterior at the factory in Thailand and transporting units with directly loaded to container ship to Japan to load units at the site.
from: Yasutaka Yoshimura