Modern Architecture: Breathing Life into the Ancient Capital in a New Age

Core Kyoto

28m 00s
Broadcast on May 21, 2015 Available until March 31, 2023

In the late 1800's Kyoto architects and builders were the first to embrace change as Japan modernized. They incorporated the unusual Western designs into their buildings, changing the cityscape with its many temples and shrines. The great achievements of these pioneers remain today, used as public institutions, places of learning, worship and business. Conspicuous yet congruous, they represent the dawn of a new era. Discover the modern architecture in the ancient capital, whose colors never fade.

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