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Yoyogi National Gymnasium’s state-of-the-art technology and exacting engineering, along with its elongated sweeping roofline, introduced a new modernism to Japan while still evoking the grace and timelessness of traditional Japanese architecture.
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Architect: Andre Fu
Following openings in Paris, Hong Kong, New York and Seoul, contemporary art gallery Perrotin, opened its newest gallery in Tokyo on June 7th with an exhibition bringing together a collection of recent paintings by Pierre Soulages.
So much for the sustainable building claims: urgent investigation required as use of plywood likely linked to tropical forest destruction and human rights abuses found at construction site of new Tokyo Olympic Stadium by Design: Kengo Kuma & Associates.
Design: Mizuishi Architect Atelier
Riverside House is a very small house for a young family built on the triangle site where the river and the road cross and makes an acute angle.
Architects: Hindley & Co
During the day, the onlooker’s first glimpse of the vertical cemetery is of a low lying, glowing object which appears to hover just above the surface of the city streets, something like an iceberg of which only the tip is visible.
Site-specific light installation by architectural office, spatial practice: the permanent fiber optic lighting installation flanks both sides of Kasuga Bridge creating the perception of indigo ink spilling into Shinmachi River.
Design: Hiramoto Design Studio, Architects
Located on the second floor of glass curtain wall building, facing main street of a fashionable neighborhood. As they have a great view from this tenant’s window, “building a connection with the neighborhood” spontaneously becomes the architects’ design challenge.
Design: APOLLO Architects & Associates
A house for a single person, in a quiet residential area in Kagurazaka. The exterior walls use dark brown Galvalume steel in a length-wise, lateral direction, in order to blend into the local context.
Design: Apollo architects & associates
The client is a couple in their 50s and both work full-time. Their plan was to rebuild their parents’ house in the urban area in order to live with their mother.
Design: Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates (KPF)
This mile-high tower is 420 stories tall. The skyscraper building design is for Next Tokyo, a conceptual Japanese megacity for a half million residents.
Architect Kengo Kuma denies plagiarising Zaha Hadid and defends his design. 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games organisers are “refusing” to pay the British architect for her designs unless she gives up the copyright and signs a ‘gagging order’.