Minami-Ku

Japan’s Shinkoji Temple exemplifies the juxtaposition of tradition and modernity

Located in Minami-ku, in the Japanese city of Nagoya, the Shinkoji Temple is emblematic of the subtle, yet beguiling, juxtaposition of the old and the new; of tradition and modernity. Constructed by Mamiya Shinichi Design Studio, the temple upholds the intricacies of Buddhist architecture, while at the same time embracing contemporary building techniques. Furthermore, the…