Architecture Reading Aid - Tokyo

N. Fanelsa ; M. Helten ; L. Wertgen

Publisher Ruby Press

ISBN 9783944074344

The second volume in the ‘Architecture Reading Aid’ series is dedicated to Tokyo, opening up the world’s largest and densest metropolis to any traveller who loves architecture. Unlike a standard architectural guide, however, this handy little booklet goes beyond the well-known buildings and offers insight into the city through numerous examples of characteristic urban spaces. This cross-section of Tokyo’s everyday life includes train station junctions, low residential neighbourhoods, traditional bathhouses, and restaurants, while the clear drawings, photos, and short texts enable a deeper understanding of the city as an architectural representation of its urban landscape and culture.

144 p, ills colour & bw, 11 x 16 cm, pb, English


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Architecture Reading Aid - Tokyo