Japanese architect firm Daigo Ishii have embarked on an interesting experiment – what happens to the image of a city when you change some of its elements? Will its underlying image still hold strong, or will it be transformed into something completely different?
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As part of the Venezia Biennale 2016, the firm changed the ‘skin’ of a 6 major cities to include many the visual elements of Tokyo. They Tokyo-ize them with iconic neon signage, vending machines, banners and cherry blossom trees.