The first installment takes viewers into Kenzo Tange's 1964 Yoyogi National Gymnasium in Shibuya, built to house the swimming and diving events of the 1964 Summer Olympics. Completed in less than two years and seating upwards of 15,000 spectators, the Gymnasium is renowned for its suspension roof, and will host the handball competitions during Tokyo's 2020 Summer Olympics.
"Classic Japan" Episode 1: Yoyogi National Gymnasium / Kenzo Tange
Cite: Patricia Arcilla. ""Classic Japan" Episode 1: Yoyogi National Gymnasium / Kenzo Tange" 03 Feb 2015. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/594630/classic-japan-episode-one-yoyogi-national-gymnasium-kenzo-tange> ISSN 0719-8884
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