Posts tagged “Tokyo”.

St. Mary’s Cathedral

The amazing St. Mary’s Cathedral in Tokyo, completed 1964, is the second portrait of japanese architecture. The architect Kenzo Tange designed a shape of eight hyperbolic parabolas to create a wonderful space of concrete and light in the style of brutalism.

St Mary Cathedral, Tokyo

The St. Mary’s Cathedral in Tokyo and San Francisco are quite familiar in the language of architecture. Have a look to the photos of the buildings by Kenzo Tange and Pier Luigi Nervi.

Nakagin Capsule Tower

A portrait of some unique buildings of Japan. The first one is the Nakagin Capsule Tower in Tokyo. Designed by the architect Kisho Kurokawa, built beginning 70s in the district Ginza. It is a symbol of the japanese postwar movement Metabolism. Each capsule is a complete apartment in the seize of about 10 square meter.

Nagakin Capsule Tower

A set of photos you will in the gallery for the Nakagin Capsule Tower.

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