Tokyo Architecture

As you stroll through the streets of Tokyo, you will see some amazing architecture. Here are some of the most interesting buildings in Tokyo, Japan:

Akihisa Hirata's Bloomberg Pavillion is located in front of the main entry of the Tokyo Contemporary Art Museum

Akihisa Hirata’s Bloomberg Pavillion is located in front of the main entry of the Tokyo Contemporary Art Museum. Photo source: zeutch.com

Asakusa Culture Tourist Information Center by Kengo Kuma & Associates

Asakusa Culture Tourist Information Center by Kengo Kuma & Associates. Photo source: archilovers.com

Cafe in the National Art Center, Tokyo, Japan

Cafe in the National Art Center, Tokyo, Japan. Photo source: flickr.com

Dear Ginza office building, Tokyo, Japan by Amano Design Office

Dear Ginza office building, Tokyo, Japan by Amano Design Office. Photo source: archdaily.com

Detail shot of the Louis Vuitton Tokyo facade designed by Aoki Jun

Detail shot of the Louis Vuitton Tokyo facade designed by Aoki Jun. Photo source: dezeen.com

Dior Omotesando in Tokyo by Sanaa architecture

Dior Omotesando in Tokyo by Sanaa architecture. Photo source: editorialpencil.es

Gallery of Dear Ginza - Amano Design Office

Gallery of Dear Ginza – Amano Design Office. Photo source: archdaily.com

Glass brick. Hermés, Ginza, Tokyo

Glass brick. Hermés, Ginza, Tokyo. Photo source: flickr.com

Hermes building, Ginza

Hermes building, Ginza

Herzog De Meuron Miu Miu Store - Aoyama, Tokyo

Herzog De Meuron Miu Miu Store – Aoyama, Tokyo. Photo source: designboom.com

Hiroshi Nakamura, Tokyo Plaza Omotesando Project

Hiroshi Nakamura, Tokyo Plaza Omotesando Project. Photo source: twitter.com

House in Nakameguro, Yoritaka Hayashi Architects

House in Nakameguro, Yoritaka Hayashi Architects. Photo source: archdaily.com

House in Yamanote by Katsutoshi Sasaki & Associates

House in Yamanote by Katsutoshi Sasaki + Associates “Location: Toyota, Aichi Prefecture, Japan” 2014. Photo source: archdaily.com

House NA, Sou Fukimoto Architects, Tokyo

House NA, Sou Fukimoto Architects, Tokyo. Photo source: martenekenberg.com

Insolite Architecture. Tokyo - Designer Sou Fujimoto

Insolite Architecture. Tokyo – Designer Sou Fujimoto. Photo source: boo-hoo-woo.com

Japan Tokyo Roppongi metabolic school building

Japan Tokyo Roppongi metabolic school building. Photo source: bt-images.net

Jimbocho Theater Nikken Sekkei

Jimbocho Theater Nikken Sekkei. Photo source: arch2o.com

Jo Nagasaka Schemata

63.02° / Jo Nagasaka + Schemata The front road is really narrow, but the next apartment has a big open space between the road and the building. In order to this situation, the facade of 63.02° is inclined 63.02 degrees toward the front road, so that a wide and deep view is acquired. Photo source: archdaily.com

Kisho Kurokawa – Nakagin Capsule Tower Building, Tokyo

Kisho Kurokawa – Nakagin Capsule Tower Building, Tokyo. Photo source: flickr.com

Kisho Kurokawa - Nakagin Capsule Tower, 1972, Tokyo, Japan

Kisho Kurokawa – Nakagin Capsule Tower, 1972, Tokyo, Japan. Photo source: ecole.co

KURO Building by KINO Architects, Tokyo, Japan

KURO Building by KINO Architects, Tokyo, Japan – The black shade overlaps panels of a concrete which painted different black, and gives various expression to the building. Photo source: archdaily.com

Louis Vuitton Tokyo facade by architect Aoki Jun - The building was fitted with a perforated aluminum shell giving it a quilted appearance

Louis Vuitton Tokyo facade by architect Aoki Jun – The building was fitted with a perforated aluminum shell giving it a quilted appearance. Photo source: dezeen.com

Maison Hermes - Tokyo

Maison Hermes – Tokyo. Photo source: rpbw.com

Mokuzai Kaikan, Tokyo, by Nikken Sekkei - Headquarters for the Wood Wholesalers Union in Tokyo

Mokuzai Kaikan, Tokyo, by Nikken Sekkei – Headquarters for the Wood Wholesalers Union in Tokyo. Photo source: flickr.com

Musashino Art University Museum & Library - by Sou Fujimoto in Japan in 2010

Musashino Art University Museum & Library – by Sou Fujimoto in Japan in 2010. Photo source: archdaily.com

Near House - A narrow home in Tokyo, Japan designed by Mount Fuji Architects Studio

Near House – A narrow home in Tokyo, Japan designed by Mount Fuji Architects Studio. Photo source: tinyhouseswoon.com

New Mamiya 6, Okhla Industrial Area - As the concrete jungle expands and pollution rises, the living green walls stand to reverse this trend

New Mamiya 6, Okhla Industrial Area – As the concrete jungle expands and pollution rises, the living green walls stand to reverse this trend. Photo source: flickr.com

Omotesando, Tokyo, Japan

Omotesando, Tokyo, Japan. Photo source: shin-tokyo.tumblr.com

Prada building, Herzog & de Meuron Architekten, Tokyo. (aka The Pineapple)

Prada building, Herzog & de Meuron Architekten, Tokyo. (aka The Pineapple). Photo source: flickr.com

Prada Store Tokyo - Herzog and de Meuron

Prada Store Tokyo – Herzog and de Meuron. Photo source: ubikeverywhere.tumblr.com

Reversible Destiny Lofts - Tokyo - Japan

Reversible Destiny Lofts – Tokyo – Japan – 2005 – Shusaku Arakawa and his creative partner, poet Madeline Gins – Small apartments complex built in 2005 in the Tokyo suburb of Mitaka, by New York-based Japanese artist Shusaku Arakawa and his creative partner, poet Madeline Gins, that is anything but comfortable and calming. “People, particularly old people, shouldn’t relax and sit back to help them decline”, he insists. Photo source: babble.com

Roppongi, Tokyo, Japan

Roppongi, Tokyo, Japan. Photo source: 500px.com

Ryue Nishizawa - Vertical garden house, Tokyo

Ryue Nishizawa – Vertical garden house, Tokyo. Photo source: parsonsees.tumblr.com

Sakurazaka Park in Roppongi Hills, Tokyo, Japan

Sakurazaka Park in Roppongi Hills, Tokyo, Japan. Photo source: flickr.com

Sarugaku, a commercial district-village in Tokyo, designed by Akihisa Hirata

Sarugaku, a commercial district/village in Tokyo, designed by Akihisa Hirata. Photo source: archdaily.com

Shinjuku, Tokyo - The crisscross structure on the outer portion of the building creates a chaotic sense, contradictingly the outer shape mimics the nurturing shape of a cocoon

Shinjuku, Tokyo – The crisscross structure on the outer portion of the building creates a chaotic sense, contradictingly the outer shape mimics the nurturing shape of a cocoon. Photo source: ranker.com

St. Ignatius Church, Kojimachi, Tokyo, Japan - beautiful roof structure-lighting rig, could be used in meditation pod, appreciation of nature

St. Ignatius Church, Kojimachi, Tokyo, Japan – beautiful roof structure/lighting rig, could be used in meditation pod, appreciation of nature. Photo source: flickr.com

Sugamo Shinkin Bank, Tokyo, by Emmanuelle Moureaux

Sugamo Shinkin Bank, Tokyo, by Emmanuelle Moureaux. Photo source: dezeen.com

Sunny Hills by Kengo Kuma - Tokyo

Sunny Hills by Kengo Kuma – Tokyo. Photo source: archdaily.com

Sunwell Muse Kitasando, Tokyo, Japan by Takato Tamagami and Tsutomu Hasegawa

Sunwell Muse Kitasando, Tokyo, Japan by Takato Tamagami and Tsutomu Hasegawa. Photo source: flickr.com

Suzuko Yamada, Pillar House, Tokyo, Japan

Suzuko Yamada, Pillar House, Tokyo, Japan. Photo source: archdaily.com

Tama Art University Library by Toyo Ito - very tado ando-esque and beautifully calming

Tama Art University Library by Toyo Ito – very tado ando-esque and beautifully calming. Photo source: detail-online.com

Tama Art University Library, Hachioji campus

Tama Art University Library, Hachioji campus. Photo source: dezeen.com

Tama Art University library, Tokyo

Tama Art University library, Tokyo. Photo source: domusweb.it

The building here titled 'Ebisu East Gallery' in Shibuya, Tokyo, Japan is a combination of modern contemporary architecture and brutalism

The building here titled “Ebisu East Gallery” in Shibuya, Tokyo, Japan is a combination of modern contemporary architecture and brutalism. Photo source: flickr.com

The House and Garden Building, Tokyo

The House and Garden Building, Tokyo. Designed by Japanese architect Ryue Nishizawa. The house has no facade and no interior walls. Instead there are floor-to-ceiling windows, curtains and an array of plants that define boundaries between spaces. Private residence. Photo source: baunetz.de

The Shozo Coffee Store, found by chance while strolling around the Shibuya neighborhood

The Shozo Coffee Store, found by chance while strolling around the Shibuya neighborhood. Photo source: frenchbydesignblog.com

The Tokyo Japan LDS Temple is located in Minato, Tokyo, Japan

The Tokyo Japan LDS Temple is located in Minato, Tokyo, Japan. Photo source: bestprophoto.blogspot.sk

This pink building is the MIKIMOTO Ginza 2 at Tokyo Japan, designed by Toyo Ito

This pink building is the MIKIMOTO Ginza 2 at Tokyo Japan, designed by Toyo Ito. Photo source: flickr.com

TOD'S by TOYO ITO TOKYO, JAPAN 2005

TOD’S by TOYO ITO TOKYO, JAPAN 2005. Photo source: lebbeuswoods.wordpress.com

Tokyo International Forum Building, Yurakcho, Ginza. Japan

Tokyo International Forum Building, Yurakcho, Ginza. Japan. Photo source: flickr.com

Tokyo Skytree - Sumida, Tokyo - 2,080 feet - 2nd tallest building in the world as of 2011 - radio & tv tower with restaurant & 3 observatories

Tokyo Skytree – Sumida, Tokyo – 2,080 feet – 2nd tallest building in the world as of 2011 – radio & tv tower with restaurant & 3 observatories. Photo source: archdaily.com

Tokyo Tower at night

Tokyo Tower at night. Photo source: indulgy.com

Tokyo’s Museum of Contemporary Art (MOT) has a rather impressive new pavilion to stand beside its main entrance

Tokyo’s Museum of Contemporary Art (MOT) has a rather impressive new pavilion to stand beside its main entrance. Photo source: weheart.co.uk

Tomokazu Hayakawa Architects - Container Design (Cube)

Tomokazu Hayakawa Architects – Container Design (Cube). Photo source: archdaily.com

Toyo Ito, Tower of Winds, 1986, Tokyo

Toyo Ito, Tower of Winds, 1986, Tokyo. Photo source: architecture.com

Yamaha Ginza - Built by Nikken Sekkei in Tokyo, Japan

Yamaha Ginza – Built by Nikken Sekkei in Tokyo, Japan in 2010. Photo source: archdaily.com

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