modern architecture in Tokyo
|Copyright: Tsilla Nahari (tnahari)
|Date Taken: 2015-04-10|
|Exposure: f/5.6, 1/125 seconds|
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|Photo Version: Original Version, Workshop|
|Date Submitted: 2015-04-16 1:40|
|[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note|
|Tokyo on a greyish day|
Asahi Beer Hall, Tokyo, Japan
Designed by architect Phillippe Starck and completed in 1989, the building is sheathed in black granite puntuated by portaholes representing bubbles rising in a mug of beer. The controversial Flame d’Or (golden flame) on the roof is, well, open to interpretation. Weighing 300 tons and built by a subcontractor who usually builds submarines, the distinctive sculpture has been likened to foam being blown off a frosty mug of draft, the fiery spirit of Asahi’s employees and… a giant turd.
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Glad to see again after some time.
An interesting postcard supported by a very good and informative Note.
A great pleasure to see this piece.
I left Japan in 1984. Would have liked to see this. Japan always has a place in my heart. Wonderful people. Too bad for the overcast sky. Good info on the building.
Hello Tsilla! Superb modern architecture. Excellent cityscape. Fine lightness and natural colours. Good perspective. Well done!
Good shot with soft colors and well presented all the details.
Fine delicate light.
Ciao Tsilla, lovely composition with fantastic buildings, superb sky, splendid light and wonderful colors, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio