The unnecessarily tall Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building has a large number of windows

Windows of Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building
Shot in Nishi-Shinjuku, Tokyo
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The building in the photo is the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building in Nishi-Shinjuku, Tokyo. Designed by Kenzo Tange, this skyscraper was completed in 1990, and at one time it was the tallest building in Japan. However, now I wonder if the Tokyo Metropolitan Government must have such a tall building. It seems to me that the building is unnecessarily huge.

Regardless of whether the Tokyo Metropolitan Government building is unnecessarily large or not, every time I see this building, I feel that there was a surplus of money during the bubble economy. The current Tokyo metropolitan government does not have the vitality to build such a huge structure and may not have the financial strength to do so. Will there ever be another economic boom in Tokyo?

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PHOTO DATA

No

7245

Shooting Date

Dec 2012

Posted On

February 12, 2013

Modified On

January 31, 2022

Place

Nishi-Shinjuku, Tokyo

Genre

Architectural Photography

Camera

OLYMPUS PEN E-P2

Lens

M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 14-42MM

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