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What does Shiogama mean?

Shiogama (salt kettle)

Today’s place name isn’t an official place name, it’s part of a park name, 塩釜公園 Shiogama Kōen Shiogama Park. The park actually takes its name from a shrine. 1,645 more words

Japanese History

Ōedo Line: Shiodome

Shiodome (wave break)

The true origin of this place name is a bit complex. But the kanji refer to a spot that broke the waves hitting Edo Bay. 912 more words

Japanese History

Park Hotel : Art in the Tokyo Sky!

June 2015 – I had the chance to stay twice at the Park Hotel in Tokyo.  A beautiful hotel, on the last 10 floors of the Shiodome Media Tower. 262 more words


jean nouvel design 3rd @tokyo

I have already posted two entries about Jean Nouvel design;Dentsu HQ building in shelf.tokkyo. It’s great to see his work in Tokyo. The back of that building is flat shape. 96 more words


jean nouvel design 2nd @tokyo

I have heard that Jean Nouvel had been particular about the top of the corner glass color like white. He imaged that the corner would blend to the sly and finally, the existence would be disappeared. 64 more words


jean nouvel design@tokyo

I like his sophisticated design. It’s very great that we have the architecture in Japan. The great architect is Jean Novel. The great architect was designed as the HQ of largest advertising company; 18 more words


springtime haze

Today, I can feel the Spring coming. Springtime haze covers Tokyo and give good atmosphere the city. I can’t deny that Tokyo is covered by concrete. 26 more words