day 03&04_Tokyo_multiplicity of ground plane

The architectural idea of 'ground' is turned upside down in Tokyo. One might be walking for 15 minutes through a network of streets only to discover that what appears to be a ground is actually a roof of an underground mall or train station. Covered arcades transform streets into interior shopping malls and elaborate multi-directional elevated walkways duplicate the street network in the sky.

_ elevated walkways...

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_ underground streets...

_ multilevel ground planes...

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