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Educational & Sports Facilities

Yoyogi National Gymnasium / Kenzo Tange
20th Century Retrospective, Educational & Sports Facilities, Japanese Architecture

National Gymnasium for Tokyo Olympics / Kenzo Tange

As in the past, with the Yoyogi National Gymnasium Kenzo Tange continues to stimulate the creative possibilities of the architecture of our times. Designed and built between 1961 and 1964 to house swimming and diving events in the 1964 Summer Olympics, the design inspired Frei Otto’s arena designs for the Olympic Stadium in Munich.

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Educational & Sports Facilities, Japanese Architecture

The Floating Fountain Tokyo Olympic stadium / Tokujin Yoshioka

Japanese designer Tokujin Yoshioka has revealed his proposal for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic stadium: The Floating Fountain. A piece of Architecture transformed into a platform for the Olympic Flame.

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Kanagawa Institute of Technology / Junya Ishigami + Associates
Educational & Sports Facilities, Japanese Architecture

Kanagawa Institute of Technology / Junya Ishigami + Associates

Kanagawa Institute of Technology, KAIT workshop, near Tokyo is the first project in which Ishigami succeeds in expanding the idea of blurring spaces. This project has become an ambiguous space, which no longer has any visible identifiable boundaries. Ishigami says about his interest in architecture: “A quality of nature is that it is governed by certain rules which at the same…

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