the labyrinth

This little laboratory of Tokyo phenomena seems to have it all. At first glance the orange pole supporting the mirror on the left appears to have been struck by a car and left in it’s altered shape, Read More »

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comfy stools at the bus stop, urban interior?

Street furniture in Tokyo is really quite diverse and not always bolted down, the personalised bus stops and street interfaces remind us of the ‘urban interior’ often discussed but rarely practiced in Melbourne. Read More »

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Japan ‘Geodetic Datum Point’

This anonymous site in Azabudai, Tokyo, does not appear on any maps yet ironically it is the longitude/lattitude origin point for all maps of Japan. Read More »

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Japan ‘Height Datum Point’

This small and curious structure houses the height level datum marker for all of Japan. Read More »

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“Kilometer 0″ Nihonbashi Bridge, Tokyo

When Tokugawa Ieyasu became Japan’s first shogun in 1603, he built Nihonbashi (the Bridge of Japan) and declared it the point of origin for the country’s five main roads.  Read More »

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