ASIA-JAPAN/Tokyo-1

WORLD FAMOUS BUILDINGS

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From 'Australia & NZ Encyclopedia' 1975, 'The Guinness Book of Records 1988',

 

Imperial Palace
 
 
 1-1 Chiyoda, Chuo-ku, Tokyo



 
A corner of the imperial palace amidst. Photo by Byunguh Yu on 1992.

 

Asakusa
   
Taito, Tokyo

 
 


 The main gate of sensoji temple is Asakusa's most famous landmark. Strolling, shopping and dining in Asakusaa.
Photo by Byunguh Yu on 1985.

 

Tokyo International Forum
  
 Marunouch, Tokyo

 

  

 Architect by Rafael Vinoly, 1989 competition, completed in 1990-96. Building type is exhibition hall, conference center and construction system is steel frame and megatruss, glass curtain wall of High-Tech Modern style. A gracefully expressive great curving ship shape in glass and steel, set off across its plaza with blocky recalls the scale of other European supporting halls.Next door to Tokyo Station. Photo by Byunggu Yu on 1996.

 

Rainbow Bridge
  
 Tokyo

 

 Photo by Byunggu Yu on 1996.

 

Fuji Televion Head Office Building
  
 Odaiba, Minato-ku, Tokyo

  

 Architect by Kenzo Tange Associates on 1996. Height 123meter and 25th floors. Photo by Byunggu Yu on 1996.

 

Le Meridien Grand pacific Tokyo
  
 Odaiba 2, Minato-ku, Tokyo

 

 Architect by Kume Sekkei, Kanko Kiakku Sekkeisha & Taisei Construction Co.Ltd. on 1998. Height 113meter and 29th floors. Photo by Byunggu Yu on 1996.

 

Time 24 Building
  
 Koto-ku, Tokyo

 

 Built on 1996. Height 101meter and 19th floors. Photo by Byunggu Yu on 1996.

 

Tokyo Big Sight
  
 Ariake, Koto-ku, Tokyo

 



 Photo by Byunggu Yu on 1996.  

 

Public Toilet,Tokyo Big Sight
  
 Ariake, Koto-ku, Tokyo

 



 Photo by Byunggu Yu on 1996.

 

Tower Building
  
 Big Sight, Ariake, Koto-ku, Tokyo

 



 Photo by Byunggu Yu on 1996.

 

Telecom Building
  
 3-21-1 Ariake, Koto-ku, Tokyo

 

 Architect by Nissoke, Hellmuth, Obata & Kassabaum on 1995. Height 99meter and 21st floors. Photo by Byunggu Yu on 1996.

 

TFT Building
  
 Big Sight, Ariake, Koto-ku, Tokyo

 

 Photo by Byunggu Yu on 1996.

 

Ariake Frontier Building
  
 Ariake 3, Koto-ku, Tokyo

 

 Architect by Matsuda Hirata Co.Ltd. & MHS Planners on 1996. Height 116m and 21st floors. Photo by Byunggu Yu on 1996.

 

Hotel Sofitel Tokyo
  
 2-1-48 Ikenohata, Taito-ku, Tokyo

  

 Architect by Kiyonori Kikutake on 1994. Opposite the famous Ueno Park. Height 106meter and 26th floors. Photo by Byunggu Yu on 1996.

 

Aioi Insurance Shinjuku Building
  
 3 Yoyogi Shibuya-ku, Tokyo

  

 Architect by Maki & Associates on 1989. Height 112meter and 24th floors. Photo by Byunggu Yu on 1996.

 

JR East Japan Headquarters
  
 2 Yoyogi Shibuya-ku, Tokyo

 

 Architect by Odkyu Construction on 1997. Height 150meter and 28th floors. Photo by Byunggu Yu on 1996.

 

Tokyo City Hall Complex
  
 Nishishinjuku 2, Shinju-ku, Tokyo




 Architect by Tange Kenzo on 1991. The New Tokyo City Hall was call 'Tax Tower',The inner courtyard at the soaring Tokyo City Hall. Metropolitan Government Office in New Central Zone. Height 243meter and 48th floors. Photo by Byunguh Yu on 1994.

 

Shinjuku Park Tower
  
 Nishishinjuku 3, Shinju-ku

 


 Architect by Kenzo Tange on 1994. Tokyo Gas Building-Height 233m and 52th, 47th, 41th floors. Photo by Byunguh Yu on 1994.

 

Shinjuku Mitsui Building
  
 Nishishinjuku 2, Shinju-ku, Tokyo

  

 Architect by Nikken Sekkei Inc. & Mitsui Fudosan Co.Ltd on 1974. Height 225m and 55th floors. Photo by Byunguh Yu(31/1994), Byunggu Yu(#2,3/1996)..

 

North Building/Keio Plaza Hotel
  
 Nishishinjuku 2, Shinju-ku, Tokyo

  

 Architect by Nikken Sekkei Inc., Nihon Architects & Kajima Corperation on 1971. Height 178m and 47th floors. Photo by Byunggu Yu on 1996.

 

Shinjuku Green Tower
  
 Nishishinjuku, Shinju-ku, Tokyo

  

 Architect by Nikken Sekkei Inc. on 1986. Height 110m and 29th floors. Photo by Byunggu Yu on 1996.

 

Shinjuku Sumitomo Building
  
 Nishishinjuku 2, Shinju-ku, Tokyo

  

 Architect by Nikken Sekkei Inc. on 1974. Height 210m and 52th floors. Photo by Byunggu Yu on 1996.

 

The Century Hyatt Tokyo
  
 Nishishinjuku 2, Shinju-ku, Tokyo

  

 Built on 1980. Height 116m and 28th floors. Photo by Byunggu Yu on 1996.

 

Shinjuku Daiichi Seimei Building
  
 Nishishinjuku 2, Shinju-ku, Tokyo

  

 Built on 1980. Height 115m and 26th floors. Photo by Byunggu Yu on 1996.

 

Shinjuku Center Building
  
 Nishishinjuku 1, Shinju-ku, Tokyo

  

 Architect by Daisei Construction Co.Ltd. on 1979. Height 223m and 54th floors. Photo by Byunggu Yu on 1996.

 

Shinjuku Monolith Building
  
 Nishishinjuku 2, Shinju-ku, Tokyo

  

 Architect by Nihon Sekkei Inc. on 1990. Height 123m and 28th floors. Photo by Byunggu Yu on 1996.

 

Shinjuku NS Building
  
 Nishishinjuku 2, Shinju-ku, Tokyo

  

 Architect by Nihon Sekkei Inc. & Taisei Construction Co.Ltd. on 1982. Height 134m and 30th floors. Photo by Byunguh Yu on 1994.

 

Shinjuku Whashington Hotel
  
 Nishishinjuku 3, Shinju-ku, Tokyo

  

 Built on 1986. Height 96m and 25th floors. Photo by Byunggu Yu on 1996.

 

Tokyo Opera City Tower
  
 Nishishinjuku 3, Shinju-ku, Tokyo

 

 Architect by TAK Associated Architects & NTT Power and Building Facilities on 1997. Height 234m and 54th floors. Photo by Byunggu Yu on 1996.

 

Shinjuku I-Land Tower
  
 Nishishinjuku 6, Shinju-ku, Tokyo

  

 Architect by Nihon Sekkei Inc. on 1994. Height 189m and 44th floors. Photo by Byunggu Yu on 1996.

 

Subway Enterance
  
 Shinju-ku, Tokyo

   

 Photo by Byunggu Yu on 1996.