AMAN ANNOUNCES ITS FIRST BRANDED RESIDENCES IN TOKYO AND DEBUTS JANU IN JAPAN
Aman is pleased to announce its first residence-only development, anywhere in the world: Aman Residences, Tokyo, located in the Toranomon-Azabudai development. Aman will also debut its sister brand in Japan, Janu, with the unveiling of Janu Tokyo, a luxury hotel within the same urban redevelopment. As an 8.1-hectare hub, the 30 years-in the-making Toranomon-Azabudai project, where both properties are based, is due for completion in 2023 when it will become the city’s newest landmark. The hotel and residences project heralds a collaboration between Aman and Japan’s leading developer, Mori Building Co. Ltd.
The Aman Residences, Tokyo will claim the top 11 floors (54th to 64th floor) the magnificent, soaring tower, one of three in the development. Taller than any other residential property in central Tokyo, the building, known as ‘A District Tower’, is designed by the preeminent architects of Malaysia’s iconic Petronas Towers, Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects. The urban residences will offer just 91 exclusive homes, designed by Yabu Pushelberg, as well as lifestyle services and a residents-only 1,400m2 Aman Spa with panoramic city views, providing owners with a sanctuary literally and figuratively at the pinnacle of city life.
Janu, the sister brand of Aman, is a hotel brand which will bring a contemporary and playful spirit to the Toranomon-Azabudai development, while respecting the sense of place. Representing the brand’s inaugural city hotel, Janu Tokyo will comprise of 120 guest rooms and suites and will occupy a prime position facing the project’s central square within a building identified as the ‘B-2 District Tower’. The hotel will be designed by Denniston under the leadership of Jean-Michel Gathy. Home to a 3,500m² Janu Spa featuring extensive wellness facilities, the property will offer six dining outlets and bars. Janu Tokyo will bring a sense of energy and community to one of Japan’s leading redevelopment projects in the heart of the city.
Vladislav Doronin, Chairman and CEO of Aman and Janu, said, “Launching our first urban Aman Residences in Japan is a milestone moment in the history of Aman and speaks to our brand’s close relationship and symbiosis with this country and its incredibly special culture. Working with leading developers Mori Building, and being part of the Toranomon-Azabudai project, will enable us to bring to life Aman’s fifth development within Japan, this time offering a permanent sanctuary for owners as well as exclusive access to the Aman lifestyle. Furthermore, it will provide the setting for Janu Tokyo. In this hub of culture and art, we want to connect guests to the heart of this vibrant community and offer a chance for creative expression.”
Shingo Tsuji, President and CEO of Mori Building, said: “Tokyo must add to its magnetic power if it is to succeed in its competition with the world’s greatest cities. Mori Building is joining hands with Aman, which operates diverse world-class resorts, to provide a world-leading residential environment and hotel unlike anything ever seen in Tokyo, where people will achieve harmony with nature as well as connect with and inspire others through creativity. By realizing this new form of ‘urban wellness,’ Mori Building will enhance Tokyo’s magnetic power.”