21-21 Design Site – Roppongi, Tokyo

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Found this magnificent building by happy accident while trying to find some other place. Designed by the brilliant Tadao Ando of whom I had always been a fan of when looking in architectural journals.

As you approach it appears to be like a piece of concrete origami, really breathtaking…

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It houses 21_21 Design Sight – a gallery. Most of the space is hidden below ground, from street level it is deceptively small.

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The exhibition on show was as fabulous as the architecture that housed it. Saw some great stuff – prints by David Lynch, photos by Jean-Paul Goude and and and… Wow.

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My pics do not in any way do this space justice Рit really was a completely engaging experience moving through this marvellous space.  Kudos to Ando-san!

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