A Dutch medical professor’s visit to Tokyo

by Mari - Japan Licensed Guide
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I used to work as a medical secretary to a famous child neurological pediatrician but unfortunately he passed away three years ago.  One of his friends, a Dutch medical professor visited in Japan to give his lectures about Rett syndrome (a rare, severe neurological disorder for girls) last week.  Since he has extra time, I guided him to Hamarikyu, Omotesasndo and Harajyuku. 

A Dutch medical professor’s visit to Tokyo

One of the most impressed things he experienced was Architectural Design Concept of Omotesando: The first was to use the underground space, placing half the building below ground, resulting in a structure no taller than the zelkova trees lining the avenue. The second idea was to incorporate the gentle slope of Omotesando with the building’ public spaces. 

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31 Mar 2017

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