Architecture

Urban Monuments by Japan’s Gaudí: The Works of Japanese Architect Von Jour Caux — Nippon.com

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— by Wada Nahoko: Japanese architect Von Jour Caux has earned the moniker the “Gaudí of Japan” with his unique, eye-catching creations. His buildings, lavishly decorated with huge sculptures of goddesses and a vast array of exuberant details, stand out from their surroundings, impacting viewers with their mysterious energy and disorienting air of exoticism. They may appear at first glance like something from a theme park or a garishly designed love hotel, but the buildings express the distinct fantasy world of one of Japan’s most vibrant architects…

July 5, 2019

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