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Japan unveils Tokyo 2020 Olympics venue inspired by Japanese architecture
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Japan unveils Tokyo 2020 Olympics venue inspired by Japanese architecture

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This picture shows the Ariake Gymnastics Centre, a venue of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games, during a press preview in Tokyo, Oct 29, 2019. (Photo: AFP/Kazuhiro Nogi) TOKYO: Organisers of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics on Tuesday (Oct 29) unveiled a custom-built US$188 million gymnastics venue inspired by Japanese architecture that uses wood brought from around the country. The futuristic-looking Ariake Gymnastics Centre in central Tokyo uses 2,300 cubic metres of wood and is intended to hark back to traditional building techniques that predated the use of modern materials. Advertisement The structure features a gently undulating roof, with […]

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