Harajuku Workshop 2017 IAUD + Val de Seine
Harajuku area is one of the most important and charactorized area in Tokyo, surrounded by Meiji Jingu, Omotesando street, Takeshita Street, Cats Street and Shibuya area. Harajuku area has been a most iconic place for yourth culture especially fasion. It became teen’s mecca, has been created many cultures, and has a lot of high-brand shops now.
Harajuku Station of JR line was estalished in 1906 before Meiji Jingu and Omotesando Street was established in 1919. The Station has been existing almost 100 years and it is the oldest woodern station building in Tokyo. But recently JR announced demolision of the station to bulid new station.
Many local people against this decision including Shibuya Mayor, we need to show Alternatve Ideas for the situations without demolition of the building as a new center of Harajuku area.