Harumi Passenger Terminal , 1991 – (晴海客船ターミナル) by Minoru Takeyama (竹山実)- on a Island in the Tokyo bay -from Toyosu to Odaiba


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from Toyosu, taking the boat to Odaiba. I thought that was an incinerator plant but is not, it is actually a passenger terminal. Here a beautiful picture. The architect is an international from a founder generation (born in 1934, here the wikipedia voice,) and here it is his official website. I am surprised my blog meets him for the very first time only today after two years of posting. He is or he was a University teacher both in Japan (Musashino Art University) and in U.S.A. (illinois) and he is partof the AIA (American Institute Association).

He projected some iconic places here in Tokyo, like Shibuya 109 – I never been inside though! –

After it goes under a bridge, named Rainbow bridge but I am not sure about it

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Here below the list of Universities where he has taught

  • Technical University of Liberec, Czech Republic, 2006
  • University of Illinois, Ubana-Champaign, 1989-90 (Plym Distinguish Professor)
  • Harvard University, Spring Semester, 1987
  • University of California, Berkeley, 1986, 1979, 1978, 1977
  • National University of Singapore, 1983
  • University of Hong Kong, 1981
  • University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada, 1979
  • Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, Copenhagen, Denmark, 1962-1963
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