Tokyo 1964; Yoyogi National Gymnasium (film)

Film by Vincent Hecht

Website / Vimeo

First Episode of new Architecture Film Collection focus on Japanese 50 to 80’s Architecture Masterpieces.
Project : Yoyogi National Gymnasium – 1964
Architect : Kenzo Tange
Location : Yoyogi, Shibuya, Japan
Filmed & Edited by : Vincent Hecht
Music : Fern and Robin ” – Loscil
Equipments : Canon 5D MkII + 24mm TS-E f/3.5 + 50mm f/1.4 + 100mm f/2.8/+ Konova Slider

 

Yoyogi National Gymnasium facts and figures

  • Designed by: Kenzo Tange
  • Built: 1961 – 1964
  • Tokyo 1964: Swimming and diving events
  • Legacy mode: Ice hockey, futsal and basketball
  • Tokyo 2020; Handball
  • Seats: 13,291 (9,079 stand seats, 4,124 arena seats and 88 “royal box” seats)

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