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Waseda El Dorado
Tue, 2018-Jan-23 00:38 UTC
Length - 1:52
Welcome to random Wiki of the Day where we read the summary of a random Wikipedia page every day.
The random article for Tuesday, 23 January 2018 is Waseda El Dorado.
Waseda El Dorado, also known as Rhythms of Vision, is a building designed by the Japanese architect Von Jour Caux and built in August, 1983. It is located near the Waseda University campus in Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan.
The building design is a mixture of revival Art Nouveau (or Arts and Crafts) and Japanese culture. Its interior features a Buddhist stave's giant hand pointing down from a ceiling of stained glass. The curving wrought-iron balconies take the form of lily pads, and the wrought-iron banister gracefully zigzags past elegant Art Deco stained-glass windows. Tattoo-designs adorn the ceramic figures, green-gold wallpaper is imprinted by Edo-style woodblocks, and iridescent tiles reflect the art of inlaid mother-of-pearl.
This recording reflects the Wikipedia text as of 00:38 UTC on Tuesday, 23 January 2018.
For the full current version of the article, go to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Waseda_El_Dorado.
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