I get high on moments like this one…

See how an architect can carve magnificence from residual fragments? You can always tell things that have been designed rather than just constructed.  

Atelier Bow-Wow and Klein Dytham have recognized and written about what has now been termed PET architecture.
Read this, by Yoshiharu of Bow-Wow.

Incidentally, this kind of architecture permeates Earth’s largest cities, but its presence and necessity is exacerbated on the streets of Tokyo, because, as you well know, real estate prices are uncannily high. Couple that with the Japanese mentality of economy, efficiency and innovation, and you get these magnificent instances like the one above.

If you ever want to go there- it’s about 50 meters from the GA Gallery near Omotesandu.

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