Ha: modern buildings in Tokyo

09/07/2013

The view from Tokyo metropolitan government building at Shinjuku in Tokyo Japan

You can see the wide area of Tokyo from the 45th floor of

Tokyo metropolitan government building.

This prospect hall is about 202 meter from the ground.

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↑The prominent building at the center of the photo is Shinjuku  Park Tower.

Park Hyatt Tokyo is in the building.

Sofia Coppola's movie "Lost in translation" was filmed in the luxury hotel.

The building was designed by Kenzo Tange who designed Tokyo metropolitan

government building.



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↑The green area at the right side of this photo is Meiji Shrine.



↓There are horribly many buildings.

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You can go to the hall by the elevator from the ground floor of the main building.

The hall opens from 9:30 a.m. to 23:00 p.m.

09/04/2013

Tokyo metropolitan government building at Shinjuku in Tokyo Japan

This is the Tokyo metropolitan government building.

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It is 243 metre tall.

It is three underground stories and 48 stories above the ground.

It was completed in 1991.

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↓This space is called "the Tokyo citizens' square".

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This place is  in front of the building entrance.

Map and information

09/03/2013

Mode Gakuen Cocoon Tower at Shinjuku in Tokyo Japan

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There are many skyscrapers in Shinjuku area.

Above all, this building very stands out because of the shape.

This is called "Mode Gakuen Cocoon tower".

A company who runs schools owns the building.

It is  home to three educational institutions.

Tokyo Mode Gakuen (fashion vocational school),

HAL Tokyo (special technology and design college),

and Shuto Ikō (medical college).

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It was completed in 2008.

The height is about 204 metre.

It is the second tallest educational building in the world.

The building's cocoon shape symbolizes a building that nurtures the students inside.

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