Sunshine City SOLARIUM, a place and community lounge that connects “people to people” and “people to things” directly managed by Sunshine City, opens in early November

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Pre-opening for Sunshine City office workers from October 11th (Monday) prior to opening to the general public

Sunshine City Co., Ltd. will open the community lounge "Sunshine City SOLARIUM" on the 3rd floor of the Sunshine City specialty store Alpa in early November.

Inside the facility, there is a cafe "Byron Bay Coffee " where organic coffee is popular, a micro library space where you can directly see and touch the products of interest, information on events held in this facility that will trigger communication, etc. In addition to the space consisting of information walls around Ikebukuro and information on various companies, " Neo Yataimura " sells food in the kitchen. In addition, the paid lounge space is equipped with box seats and relaxing sofas, and there is also an area where chairs and tables can be moved freely, responding to various usage scenes such as work, meals, meetings, and refreshment of users. can do.

The window that becomes the face of the paid lounge is decorated with art drawn by artist FACE, who is from Toshima Ward and is active globally in collaboration with many brands, with the concept of "Sunshine City Solarium" and the theme of the city of Ikebukuro. You can.

The community lounge "Sunshine City Solarium" is a place where the community around Sunshine City can be enlivened with locals and lovers of the surrounding area. We aim to become a base for promoting the community as a place that connects people and things.

Sunshine City SOLARIUM image

Sunshine City SOLARIUM image

Prior to the opening in early November for general users , a pre-opening will be held from October 11 (Monday) for those who work at the office in Sunshine City . After opening, businesses with different business formats will operate in the kitchen day and night, and in the lounge, various seminars and events will be held to promote communication between users.

·concept



It makes working fun. It makes me smile when I eat it. It will be interesting if you know it. If you meet, new things will be born.
A place to connect "humans and humans" and "humans and things"
The changes to new lifestyles brought about by the Corona sickness have reminded us of what is important to people's lives. Because of this time, we will communicate to people in this space the importance of working, eating, and meeting, and how to enjoy it. It is a community space that does not stipulate how to use it, which is a fusion of working, eating, making, and resting, centered on the kitchen, which is neither an office nor a restaurant.

" SOLARIUM "
In English it means "a room with a large area of ​​glass to let in sunlight" and in Latin it means "sundial".
The name of the facility is based on the image of various people gathering during the time of day in a section with large windows.

■ "Sunshine City SOLARIUM"

Location: Sunshine City Specialty Store Alpa 3F
Area: Approximately 321 m2 (approximately 97 tsubo)
Opening: Scheduled for early November 2021
Pre-opening for those who work at the office in Sunshine City from October 11, 2021 (Monday)
Business hours: Weekdays 9:00 to 18:00 * Business hours are subject to change in the future.
Cooperation: Seibu Ikebukuro Main Store (* 1), Tefal (* 2), Fujitaka Co., Ltd. (* 3)
* 1 Cooperation in the implementation of events for facility users
* 2 Cooperation with cooking utensils in the cafe kitchen area
* 3 Cooperation in the entrance / exit management system
Opening: BYRON BAY coffee, Neo Yataimura
Design Design / Construction: Nomura Kogyo Co., Ltd.
Planning and operation: Sunshine City Co., Ltd.
Others: In principle, only available to those over 18 years old
* Target age may be set separately depending on events, seminars, etc.
Website: https://sunshinecity.jp/file/official/solarium/

・ In-facility zoning

Plan view

Plan view

① "Cafe space"
Cafe (Byron Bay Coffee) ・ Micro library space that can also be used for test marketing ・ Information wall where information on events and the area around Ikebukuro is posted
② "Kitchen space"
A kitchen that is open by different shoppers during the day and at night. At the time of pre-opening, Neo Yataimura will open in the afternoon. In addition to being able to take out, you can also enjoy it in the lounge space for a fee.
③ "Lounge space" * Paid space.
In addition to box seats and relaxing sofas, flexible tables and flexible core galleries allow users to freely move chairs and tables to meet various usage situations.

·Cafe

A cafe space that extends to the entrance of Sunshine City Solarium. The cafe is opened by "Byron Bay Coffee," which originated in the Byron Bay area of ​​Australia. Organic coffee beans certified by OCIA, HACCP, and Halal (*) produce rich flavor and smooth, creamy richness. Enjoy coffee backed by numerous organic blend awards. In addition, the adjacent micro library space is a space that can also be used for test marketing, and various items such as notable products are exhibited. Information on workshops and events for office workers and locals, and information on the area around Ikebukuro will be posted on the information wall to create opportunities to promote various connections and communication.

* OCIA: Organic Crop Improvement Association International Organic Crop Improvement Association
* HACCP: Hygiene management method derived from the initials of the five words "Hazard", "Analysis", "Critical", "Control", and "Point".
* Halal: Certification of legal food and drink under Islamic law

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Cafe and micro library (image)

Cafe and micro library (image)

Information wall (image)

Information wall (image)

·kitchen

In the kitchen, different businesses operate day and night. In the daytime, those who are good at serving lunch will be open, and in the evening, those who are good at business such as bars and lounges that serve alcohol will be open irregularly. On weekdays from October 11th (Monday), which will open for those who work at the office office in Sun Shy City, 2 stores a day from "Neo Yataimura", which develops unique kitchen cars in various places Is open for lunch.
* Night business is scheduled to be held after November.

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Kitchen space (image)

Kitchen space (image)

・ Lounge * Paid space

In the paid lounge space, box seats and relaxing sofas are arranged so that you can work and eat in a cozy space. In addition, in areas such as flexible tables and flexible core galleries, users can freely move chairs and tables, making it possible to respond to various usage scenarios.

FACE, an artist from Toshima Ward who has collaborated with many brands and is active globally, draws art on the window that is the face of the paid lounge with the concept of Sunshine City Solarium and the city of Ikebukuro, art and culture. In a space where you can also enjoy. In addition, a hand-washing stand "WOSH" developed by WOTA Co., Ltd. in Toshima Ward, which can save 98% of water and can disinfect smartphones with built-in ultraviolet rays, is also installed so that users can use it with peace of mind. To do.

After the opening in early November, we will hold a variety of seminars and events to encourage users and promote richer communication.

■ Usage fee (tax included): 410 yen for up to 30 minutes. After that, 80 yen will be added for 10 minutes. 2,170 yen for 4 hours or more. * Food and drink charges are not included

Hand-washing stand "WOSH" that can also disinfect smartphones

Hand-washing stand "WOSH" that can also disinfect smartphones

Face's past works

Face's past works

■ Face
An artist born in Toshima-ku, Tokyo, with a Taiwanese father and a Japanese mother.
While doing client work globally, mainly in apparel, advertising, and magazines, he has been producing works as an artist in earnest, starting with a solo exhibition at the gallery target in 2021.
Instagram: @face_oka

Face

Face

A new place that takes a step further from the existing Sunshine City, a place where various people gather, and a base for promoting the community through art, culture, etc. "A place that connects" people "and" people ". At Sunshine City Solarium, we aim to create a space where the sun shines, you are comfortable, you can meet people, things and things, and you can enrich people's lifestyles.

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■ Overview of Sunshine City Specialty Store Alpa
Location: 3-1 Higashiikebukuro, Toshima-ku, Tokyo Sunshine City Specialty Store Alpa B1, 1F, 2F, 3F
Business hours: (Shopping) 10: 00-20: 00, (Meals) 11: 00-22: 00 * Excluding some stores
Inquiries: Sunshine City General Information 03-3989-3331 https://sunshinecity.jp/
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* At Sunshine City, we are working to prevent the spread of new coronavirus infections so that our customers can visit us with peace of mind. We ask for your understanding and cooperation when visiting the museum. Please check the Sunshine City website for details. https://sunshinecity.jp/file/official/keep_distance/

* All images are images.

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