"Kenzo Tange's work reflects and crystallizes the changing political and economic climate of Japan in a quarter century, from the nationalism of World War II, through defeat and reconstruction, to the renewed search for national identity and growth in confidence. Despite finers distinctions to be made in his changing concerns, it is possible to divide his career into two parts, whose major interests are the synthesis of Japanese traditions and modern architectureand the realization of a metabolist vision of the city."
Hiroshi Watanabe Contemporary Architects, 1987, p. 891
A mixed-use complex housing offices, shops, educational facilities, a mosque, and apartments. The complex comprises individual buildings around an open plaza on a rectangular site. The construction of the buildings is of reinforced concrete, steel columns and aluminium curtain walls, with marble cladding.