Ferry Terminal

This was a 50,000 square foot project for a multi-use building located southwest of Navy Pier in Chicago. The primary function of the facility would be to act as a ferry terminal for lake ferries from Michigan and other states. River boats would serve this terminal as well allowing for water-to-water transit connections. As part of the FAT philosophy, every space in the building would have multiple uses so the facility could be occupied as long as possible every 24 hours.

Naoshima Ferry Terminal Case Study

This was a case study undertaken as part of the FAT Building studio and involve research concerning a facility similar to the one that the studio would design. The Naoshima Ferry Terminal serves the island of Naoshima which lies in the Seto Inland Sea between Honshu and Shikoku.

Cost: 406,590,000 Yen (3,741,683 USD)

Construction Period: October 2005-September 2006

Opening date: October 4th, 2006

Architects: SANAA (kazuyo sejima + ryue nishizawa)

Construction Company: Kajima Corporation

Address: Kagawa prefecture, Kagawa Gun, Naoshima

Cho 2249-40, Japan