Robbie-san

Australian Architect and former Tokyo resident conducting guided architecture tours of Japan

Despite Tokyo being a modern metropolis and the epicentre of Contemporary Architecture in Japan, there are still pockets of Tokyo where traditional Japanese buildings can be found. These are mostly shops or houses with many …

Author: Robbie-san 3 years ago

The Omotesando & Aoyama, like Ginza, are some of Tokyo’s famous shopping districts where you will find boutiques of the world’s most exclusive and expensive fashion brands. World famous Japanese and foreign Architects have designed …

Author: Robbie-san 3 years ago

Ginza is one of Tokyo’s famous shopping districts where you will find boutiques of the world’s most exclusive and expensive fashion and jewellery brands. As such Ginza, along with Omotesando, is a focal point of …

Author: Robbie-san 3 years ago

Edo-Tokyo Tatemonoen is a great place to visit if you are interested in traditional and historic Japanese Architecture. Old Minka farmhouses and other important buildings have been relocated here and rebuilt in their original state …

Author: Robbie-san 3 years ago

Tokyo is home to some great architecture including some DOCOMOMO Modern Icons of Japanese Architecture. Here are a few. Nakagin Capsule Tower by Kisho Kurokawa, Yoyogi Olympic Gymnasium by Kenzo Tange, National Museum of Western …

Author: Robbie-san 3 years ago

The Nezu Museum is a great place to visit. The building designed by Kengo Kuma is very interesting, but my favourite part is the Japanese garden. It’s hard to believe that such an oasis exists …

Author: Robbie-san 3 years ago

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