Yoyogi National Gymnasium

Architect: Kenzo Tange

Location: Tokyo, Japan

Year built: 1964

The building is a sporting center and hosted the Olympics in 1964.

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The building has an aerodynamic desing, monumental and impressive. It is built of reinforced concrete, but in spite of the monumental size maintains a close relationship with the surrounding environment.

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The structural concept is based on a main backbone from which branch cables of smaller steel to form a tent like roof.

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It consists of two buildings, one in which they were carried out competitions of basketball and another there have been some swimming competitions.

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Inside the building you understand the structure backbone and the tent.

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sources; https://www.google.it/search?hl=it&site=imghp&tbm=isch&source=hp&biw=1454&bih=690&q=Yoyogi+National+Gymnasium&oq=Yoyogi+National+Gymnasium&gs_l=img.12..0.1124.1124.0.1940.1.1.0.0.0.0.44.44.1.1.0…0.0.0..1ac.2.15.img.QsPMe0nBv6khttp://2.bp.blogspot.com/-YnOmUUFuUqY/TofszpamYtI/AAAAAAAANHA/vTfrDgIfCl0/s1600/DSC_3247%2Bcopy.jpghttp://architecturalmoleskine.blogspot.it/2011/10/kenzo-tange-yoyogi-national-gymnasium.html

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