Tag: urban life
Tokyo Mosaic #25: Stack City.
Architecture geeks have special missions when they walk distant urban places. This episode was one of my very core adventures in Tokyo: finding the prototype of a futuristic yet incredibly retro-style city, materialized in one building.
Tokyo Mosaic #24: Seek and find.
To find jewels of art life in any town, this is how I’d proceed: Inform myself beforehand, and then go on the lookout. However, in Tokyo you’ll need more than that to arrive at a place you’re searching.
Tokyo Mosaic #23: Caged.
All that glitters is not gold.
Tokyo Mosaic #22: Chilling happy.
I have a soft spot for those who stay out of the beaten tracks, people who are different from the main crowd.
Tokyo Mosaic #21: Coexistence.
The Japanese versatility of combining different spiritual mindsets in one culture defied my dialectically organized western thinking. (^-^)
Tokyo Mosaic #20: Silence.
Having studied some of the biggest cities of the world, I can assure that nothing about their management is easy. Especially when disaster strikes. And the likelihood of a city like Tokyo being affected by disaster is high.
Tokyo Mosaic #19: Pressure.
Have you ever felt incredibly tired in a big city like Tokyo? Chances are: you’re not alone.
Tokyo Mosaic: Restart.
On december 10th of 2014 I started a narration that now comes to completion. If you ever wondered what delving into the biggest concrete ocean of the world looks like, the remaining episodes of my ‘Tokyo Mosaic‘ comic series are on their way. View this post on Instagram Are you ready to immerse yourself in…
Tokyo Mosaic #18: Directions.
We already passed the mark of an urban planet: more people are living in cities than on the countryside. If change is to come, it must happen in cities. Yet the common tide is high, and inertia is strong. This episode concludes a chapter that saw Tokyo moving us, through an astonishing spiritual diversity, distinct…
Tokyo Mosaic #17: Chameleon.
While some were right about Tokyo becoming a precious place to me, most were wrong about the specific reasons. The supposed heaven for manga freaks did nothing but make me go away. Ikebukuro was different. It’s not one of the famed neighborhoods, and from what I’ve heard it’s not all too well seen, with its…