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1940s Architecture

1940’s decade Architecture built and unbuilt projects (1940 – 1949)

World Peace Memorial Cathedral / Togo Murano
20th Century Retrospective, Japanese Architecture, Religious Architecture

World Peace Memorial Cathedral / Togo Murano

Built in 1946 by Japanese Architect Togo Murano, the World Peace Memorial Cathedral is a Catholic Catholic Church constructed in remembrance of A-bomb and war victims, and also to pray for world peace. The building was designated an important cultural property as the first architecture after World War II along with the Peace Memorial Museum by Kenzo Tange.

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