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BUILDING
 
 
Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building
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DESIGNER
 
 
Kenzo Tange

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CONTEXT
 
Relationship with the location
Kenzo Tange, Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building, City Hall, Tokyo, Japan, Kiyoshi Mutō
Panorama
Kenzo Tange, Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building, City Hall, Tokyo, Japan, Kiyoshi Mutō
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MATERIALS
 
steel

Steel structure

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LOCATION
 
Continent
Asia
Nation
Japan [Nihon/Nippon]
Isle
Honshū
Region
Kantō
Prefecture
Tōkyō
Town
Tōkyō
Address
Nishi-Shinjyuku 2-8-1
 
 
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MAP
 
 
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TYPOLOGY
 
Main
ARCHITECTURE
Public buildings
Government buildings
Urban equipment and structures for public areas
Streets and squares
Vertical architectures
Skyscrapers

TOWN PLANNING AND URBAN DESIGN
Urban design and urban renovation
Office districts and areas
Additional
ARCHITECTURE
Buildings for offices and professional practises
Offices
Urban equipment and structures for public areas
Panoramic structures, belvederes
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CHRONOLOGY
 
Project
1986 - 1988    
Realisation
1988 - 1991
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THE BUILDING IN CINEMA
 
Title
  Gojira tai Kingu Gidora [Godzilla vs. King Ghidorah]
Directed by
Kazuki Ōmori
Nationality
Japan
Year of production
1991
Cast
Kosuke Toyohara, Anna Nakagawa, Megumi Odaka, Katsuhiko Sasaki, Akiji Kobayashi, Yoshio Tsuchiya, Robert Scott Field
Building's role
Appreciable
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BIBILIOGRAPHIC REFERENCES
 
 
Atlante di architettura contemporanea, Könemann, Köln 2000, pp. 118-119, 602-603
Judith Dupré, Skyscrapers, Black Dog & Leventhal, New York 1996, pp. 108-109
"Symbol and consumption", A&V Monografias/Monographs 28, III-IV 1991 [Generaciones Japonesas], pp. 23-80
"Bureaucratic summits: Tokyo City Hall", A&V Monografias/Monographs 28, III-IV 1991 [Generaciones Japonesas], pp. 24-27 (23-80)
"The new Tokyo City Hall Complex", JA Japan Architect 350, june 1986, pp. 14-19
Deyan Sudjic, "Tokyo's lost city hall", Blueprint 28, june 1986, pp. 32-33
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CLIENT
 
 
Tokyo Metropolitan Government
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AMOUNT
 
 
JPJ 157,000,000,000
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DIMENSIONAL
DATA
 
Height
m. 243.39
Floors
above ground 48
below ground 3
Surface
sq.m. 195,764 (sq.ft. 2,107,190)
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STRUCTURES
 
 
Kiyoshi Mutō
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STAFF
 
Project
Kenzo Tange Associates
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CREDITS
 
 
Kenzo Tange, Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building, City Hall, Tokyo, Japan, Kiyoshi Mutō



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