quartztower

gps: 35.660025, 139.706461 / code: japtok0322

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location: tokyo

architect: unknown

completed: unknown

photo: 180114

 

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kewpie corporation head office

the new kewpie corporation head office is the reconstruction of the old kewpie corporation head office on mitake-dori, in the north of shibuya station in tokyo.
as the site has the shape of a t, all the functions of the core were arranged in the shape of a t. the glass skin was separated from the concrete pillars which give the owner of the building the freedom to rearrange rooms.

gps: 35.661320, 139.704699 / code: japtok0321

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location: tokyo

architect: mitsubishi

completed: 2016

photo: 180113

 

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jiyu gakuen girls school

jiyu gakuen girls school was designed by frank llyod wright. during wright`s work on the imperial hotel, arata endo, one of wright´s assistants introduced him to yoshikazu and motoko hani who founded jiyu gakuen. due to their self-confidence the couple could convince wright to design the new school.

gps: 35.72669, 139.70719 / code: japtok0021

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location: tokyo

architect: frank l. wright

completed: unknown

photo: 180114

 

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shinjuku mitsui building

the shinjuku mitsui building is a skyscarper in nishi-shinjuku in tokyo owned by mitsui fudosan. the building is one of the highest structures in tokyo. one characteristic features of the building are the black diagonal braces on its east and west facades. the complex offers bot a sunken garden and a rooftop garden.

 the x-shaped steel braces on the side of the building are serving as seismic reinforcements.

gps: 35.69187, 139.69385 / code: japtok0319

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location: tokyo

architect: unknown

completed: unknown

photo: 180114

 

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