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NOGUCHI’S BRIDGES
Peace Bridge, West Peace Bridge| 平和大橋、西平和大橋

Isamu Noguchi visited war-ravaged Hiroshima in 1950 when Kenzo Tange invited him to design bridges connecting the river island that is home to the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park to the rest of the city. The two bridges are both grandiose, organic forms looking upwards to the sky; the West Peace Bridge titled Yuku (to depart) was designed to resemble the bow of a Japanese ship, and the Peace Bridge or Tsukuru (to build) symbolizes the rising sun.

Address : Hiroshima Peace Boulevard

Region : Hiroshima | Hiroshima

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