Nakagin Capsule Tower

Saying Goodbye to Two Architectural Icons

Tokyo is an ever-changing city. Japan’s seismic activity and the high costs of maintaining older buildings usually mean that developers prefer demolishing buildings and erect new ones. This has of course also resulted in a problem for Tokyo, which continuously struggles to maintain its heritage. After already losing some of its most iconic gems in…

7 Unique Buildings in Tokyo that are an Architect’s Dream

Tokyo, the capital of Japan, has many impressive buildings that showcase the city as a hub of modern architecture and human advancement. You might have seen Tokyo Tower, Skytree, Roppongi Hills, and other architectural wonders in Tokyo that are of high touristic significance. However, if you are looking for some unique buildings that give you…

Grab Your Chance to Discover Japan’s Original Shoebox Apartments!

In the middle of the 20th century, many architects in Japan started experimenting with unique styles of architecture. They tried to create new habitats for the brave new world. In the process, they had to tear the bonds of architectural traditions, which seen as a movement emblematic of Japan’s post-war cultural resurgence. One of the…