August 6 – 25 2018: Yoda welcomes us in Japan. Breath-taking architectures!

In Japan, there is no distinction between inner and outer spaces, ancient and modern structures, natural and artificial places. Everything become classic and contemporary at the same time. And everything is breath-taking. Here some pics of my most beloved sites (ph. Figure of Juro, God of Longevity, Edo-period, XIX Century, from Tokyo National Museum).

Ryue Nishizawa, Rei Naito, Teshima Art Museum

Tadao Ando, Chichu Art Museum, Naoshima

Tadao Ando, Benesse House Museum, Naoshima

Himeji Caste

Kinkaku-ji (Golden Pavilion), Kyoto

I. M. Pei, Miho Museum, Koka

Gassho houses, Shirakawa-go

Gassho houses, Shirakawa-go

Taniguchi Yoshio, Suzuki Museum, Kanazawa

Sejima and Nishiawa Architects, 21 Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa

Sejima and Nishiawa Architects, Hokusai Museum, Tokyo

OMA, Prada Store, Tokyo

Toyo Ito, Tod’s store, and Norihiko Dan, Hugo Boss store, Tokyo

Kisho Kurokawa, Nakagin Capsule Tower, Tokyo

Kofukuji Temple and Five-story pagoda, Nara

Herzog & de Meuron, Miu Miu store, Tokyo

Ginkaku-ji (Silver Pavilion), Kyoto

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