TOKYO 1964 | From the Official Olympic Book :: Kenzo Tange
We explored Tange’s masterpiece in Yogogi during a recent trip to Tokyo.
Researching the two buildings’ history led me to the official books from the 1964 Olympics and their treasure-trove of amazing images from the first Olympiad held in Asia.
The following suite of posts document Japan’s swift rise from the ashes of defeat in 1945. And, on a personal note, Kenzo Tange’s Olympic installations were among those buildings that sparked my curiosity about architecture as a child. I mean, these are amazing structures!
Kenzo Tange as seen by René Burri in 1961
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- 2013/03/13 / 08:28
- ARCHITECTS + ARCHITECTURE, BOOK DESIGN, BOOKS, CITIES | TŌKYŌ, GRAPHIC ARTS, JAPAN, JAPAN | JAPANESE ARCHITECTS + ARCHITECTURE, JAPAN | JAPANESE DESIGN, MID-CENTURY MODERN, OLYMPIC GAMES