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Isuzu Space Station - Children's Plaza

Artists
SITE Architecture & Design (Sculpture in the Environment), James Wines
Dates
  • Constructed, 1989
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Description
Isuzu Motors and Japan Railway sponsored this children’s plaza in front of the Yokohama’s Sakuragicho Train Station. The project was commissioned to celebrate the links between people, ground transportation and space exploration.

Since venturing into the cosmos is closely associated with an absence of gravity, the plaza plane supports an inverted world of people and Isuzu vehicles. To achieve this effect, the lower bodies and legs of a large number of Yokohama residents have been cast...
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Location
1 Chome-101-01
Yokohama,
Japan

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