The Architecture of Tadao Ando in Tokyo

Similar to Kenzo Tange, Tadao Ando has also been influential architect in Japan. Born in Osaka, he won the Pritzker Architecture Prize in 1995. Just of a few of his completed projects in Tokyo area are shown here.

1. Omotesando Hills

Omotensando Hills is an upscale shopping complex which was completed in 2005.

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2. 21 21 Design Sight

21 21 Design Sight is located in Tokyo Midtown in Roppongi and serves as a hall for a variety of exhibits.

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3. Tokyo Sky Tree

Tokyo Sky Tree is the tallest structure in Japan at 634 metres (2,080 ft) which just recently opened. The picture below was taken in 2010 during its construction.

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4 thoughts on “The Architecture of Tadao Ando in Tokyo

  1. That mall looks incredible. I would love to see the Tokyo Sky Tree. I bet it would feel like the first time seeing the Empire State Building. Its how high???!!!! Damnt!!

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