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Flyer designs by Carmelia Chiang
Link to maps of SCI-Arc Tokyo Final Review location:
Tarkovsky, Andrei. Solaris. 1972.
Kurosawa, Akira. Rashomon. 1950.
camera work, contrast
Resnais, Alain. L’Année dernière à Marienbad. 1961.
Pixar. Tokyo Mater. 2009.
Takahashi, Nobuo. Musashino Plateau. 2007?.
computer generated landscape
Ichikawa, Kon. Tokyo Olympiad. 1965.
Japan’s high-growth period
Olympus. The PEN Story. 2009.
Riefenstahl, Leni. Olympia. 1938.
neo classic figure, camera work
The Vertical, the Dense; Trajectories for Tokyo in the 21st century
In many ways, Tokyo was the prototype city for the rapid growth, high-density and infrastructure-heavy urbanism that has now spread around the world. With the utter catastrophe of World War II, Tokyo had to be re-built and re-thought and a scale and speed that has only recently been surpassed in places such as China and Dubai. The scale of Japan’s (and America’s) investment in a way of life and the infrastructure to support it is still unrivaled. Now in the 21st century, Tokyo is being re-built and re-thought again. With massive new investments in infrastructure and a new government desperate to dig out of the current economic malaise Tokyo is trying to learn from its rich, varied past and emerge again; re-affirming its position as one of the pre-eminent economic and cultural cities in the world.