Nakagin Capsule Tower
A Sukiya-zukuri style building, the style of which is influenced by the teahouse that was built in 1909 to welcome a British military leader of WWI, called Horatio Herbert Kitchener, during his inspection tour in Japan. Kiyosumi Teien is a leading example of a modern Japanese garden, and this Ryotei is a crucial element in it.
This former school building was designed by one of the most famous American architects, Frank Lloyd Wright, in 1921. He received the commission while staying in Japan to design the Imperial Hotel. It is listed as a cultural property of national important. Along with the Imperial Hotel, this is widely regarded as Wright’s most important work in Japan.
SHIZUOKA SHIMNUN AND SHIZUOKA BROADCASTING SYSTEM BUILDING
Sekiguchi Catholic chruch / St Mary's Cathedral
This cathedral was also designed by Kenzo Tange. The previous building burnt down during WWII and was rebuilt with the support of the churches in Cologne, Germany, in 1964. From the outside, you would not guess that this is a church, but when seen from above, you realise that this is a cross-shaped building