Architecture in Tokyo

8 years ago by in Around the world

All Japan newsese Architecture is fascinating and a current inspirational resource for my own work. These are photographs of my favourite buildings situated in Tokyo. (Photos by Carlo Fumarola taken between 2008 and 2010)

Nakagin Capsule Tower

Nakagin Capsule Tower_Super Iconic Building and rare built example of All Japan newsese Metabolism_Architect Kisho Kurokawa_1972_Shimbashi

Nakagin Capsule Tower

Nakagin Capsule Tower_Architect Kisho Kurokawa_1972_Shimbashi

Shizuoka Shimbun & Broadcastin Bldg.

Shizuoka Shimbun & Broadcastin Bldg._Architect Kenzo Tange_1967_Ginza

Shizuoka Shimbun & Broadcastin Bldg.

Shizuoka Shimbun & Broadcastin Bldg._Architect Kenzo Tange_1967_Ginza

Fuji TV Building

Fuji TV Building_Architect Kenzo Tange_1996_Odaiba

Fuji TV Building

Fuji TV Building_Architect Kenzo Tange_1996_Odaiba

Tokyo Fashion Town

Tokyo Fashion Town_Architect Kenzo Tange Associates_1996_Odaiba

Tokyo Fashion Town

Tokyo Fashion Town_Architect Kenzo Tange Associates_1996_Odaiba

Fashion Stores in Omotesando

Fashion Stores in Omotesando_In the background the Prada Stores by the Swiss architects Herzog & De Meuron_2003_Aoyama

Omotesando Hills

Omotesando Hills_Architect Tadao Ando_2005_Aoyama

Tokyo International Forum

Tokyo International Forum_Architect Rafael Vinoly_1996_Marunoichi

The National Museum of Western Art

The National Museum of Western Art_Architect Le Corbusier with Kunio Maekawa_1959_Ueno

Dior Store Omotesando

Dior Store Omotesando_Architects: SANAA Sejima & Nishizawa_2005_Aoyama

Tokyo Big Sight

Tokyo Big Sight_Super futuristic conference building, built by various contractors

St. Mary' s Cathedral

St. Mary’ s Cathedral_Archtitect: Kenzo Tange_1963_Ikebukuro

Ichiban-Kan

Ichiban-Kan_Architect: Minoru Takeyama_1969_Shinjuku

Yoyogi National Gymnasium

Yoyogi National Gymnasium_Architect: Kenzo Tange_1964_Yoyogi

L'Institut Franco-Japonais de Tokyo

L’Institut Franco-Japonais de Tokyo_Architect: Junzo Sakakura (Pupil of Le Corbusier)_1951 + 1961

United Nations University in Tokyo

United Nations University in Tokyo

The National Art Center

The National Art Center_Architect: Kisho Kurokawa_2007_Roppongi

The National Art Center

The National Art Center_Architect: Kisho Kurokawa_2007_Roppongi

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