Context

Historical Context

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Videos below explore the Cultural and Historical Context of Tokyo as well as a brief historical overview of the US Ambassador’s Residence in Tokyo.

Images from the HSR below explore:

 

Changes in Tokyo/Urban Development

Impact of Eartquake on Site

Cultural Context in the United States

History of the Architects and Landscape Architects

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Video of the Design and Construction of the US Ambassador’s Residence in Tokyo
History of Japanese Architectural Forms and a Brief History of Moorish Architecture
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Video of Style Influences on the US Ambassador’s Residence in Tokyo
The Building as a Symbol of Power