Architectural Guide Tokyo

Dom Publishers, 2023 (new edition)


Based on traditional construction, the ultra-­­modern high-tech architecture of the Japanese capital ­fasci­nates architectural aficionados across the world. This new guide is an indispensable companion for anyone seeking to explore one of the world’s largest and most complex cities which will play host to the ­Summer Olympics in 2020. Almost 300 of Tokyo’s most interesting buildings from the post-1945 era are introduced in pictures and informative texts. Plans and indices complete this user-friendly guide, with maps making buildings easy to locate despite construction ensuing at a dizzying pace. From the sea of neon lighting at the Shibuya Crossing to eccentric structures composed solely of timber beams, this guide to Tokyo illustrates its ­unrivalled breadth of extraordinary architecture.


ISBN: 9783869224855

1352 pages, 800 illustrations, 24,5 x 13,5, paperback, English