The exotic and ultra-modern architecture of Japan's capital city fascinates architecture aficionados all around the world. This new Tokyo Architectural Guide is an indispensable companion for anyone seeking to explore the architecture of one of the world's largest and most complex cities. Two hundred of Tokyo's most interesting buildings from the post-1945 era are introduced in pictures and informative texts. Historical photographs, plans and several indices complete this practical and user-friendly guide, with maps making the buildings easy to locate. Includes a foreword by the renowned expert on contemporary architecture in Japan, Botond Bognar.
Ulf Meyer, born 1970, studied architecture in Berlin and Chicago. Author and editor of several publications on contemporary architecture. Worked in Tokyo. 2010-2011 Hyde Chair of Excellence at the University of Nebraska Lincoln. Currently living and working in Berlin.