Japanese architecture from the 19th to the 21st century

8 March, 2008

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Tokyo is not renowned for its preservation of old buildings, in fact finding any over fifty years old is something of a minor miracle. Thankfully, the Tokyo Metropolitan Teien Art Museum’s current exhibition – Rememberance of Places Past – is a wonderful collection of photographs of Japanese architecture from the 19th century to the present day, and provides a wonderful insight into how Tokyo has changed over the past hundred years.

Venue
Tokyo Metropolitan Teien Art Museum
21-9, Shirokanedai 5-chome, Minato-ku, Tokyo 108-0071
Click here for a map of the local area

Nearest station
Tokyo Metro Shirokanedai (6 mins) or JR Meguro (7 mins)

Date
Until 31 March, 2008

Admission
10.00am to 6.00pm daily
Adults ¥200, Students ¥160

You can visit the official web page here (Japanese only, I’m afraid)

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One Response to “Japanese architecture from the 19th to the 21st century”


  1. Japans fast culture has always maintained a space for the most modern designs which the country is always known for producing.


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