Saturday, May 1, 2010

Nagasaki Ferry Terminal

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As we walked towards the new Nagasaki Ferry terminal to catch the tour boat to Battleship island, I had a sneaking suspicion it was a Shin Takamatsu design.

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It had all the hallmarks of his work,.... metal, concrete, glass, simple platonic solids, often with spaces cut out...., and a certain whimsy I appreciate in his work.

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Sure enough, I was right, it was designed by him and built in 1995.

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I have photos of two other ferry terminals designed by him, at Shichirui, and Sakaiminato,.... I will post them soon....

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The best part of this structure was the inside, and photos of that I will post tomorrow.

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1 comment:

  1. This terminal looks incredible surrealistic, the architect who did this structure is a genius don't you think ?

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