Tag Archives: Shinjuku

The Art of Dinky: Shop Fronts Tokyo (Shinjuku & Koenji)

The adjective ‘dinky’ means small and neat. For me, it’s the most appropriate word that springs to mind when describing typical characteristics of bars and eateries which can be found in the labyrinths in the Tokyo Metropolis. The capacity for … Continue reading

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The Golden Gai-Shinjuku

Most of my project material will be gathered either in or near Shinjuku train station. Near Shinjuku train station is a rather unique little area called The Golden Gai. It is situated a few minutes away on foot from the … Continue reading

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Nobody Tokyo

I landed in Tokyo in March 1999. Five months later I was heading home via China and Russia on the Trans-Manchurian Express. Why leave so early? The number of people living in one area was just too much for me, … Continue reading

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Project Proposal 1.0

In my first symposium at Camberwell in September 2014, it was pointed out that out Project Proposals would change direction especially during the first year of the course. Over the past month, a lot has changed in my development and … Continue reading

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