The building has accomplished the symmetrical form. Toward the front, the House of Representatives is stationed on left-hand side, and the House of Councilors is stationed on right-hand side. The present Diet Building was completed in 1936. The Diet Building is steel-framed-reinforced-concrete structure. Most except a central tower will be 3 stories above ground, and the number of central towers will be four, and they will be 9 stories if it includes to the penthouse topmost part. The exterior is the blocks building using three kinds of granites, and 33 kinds of marble is used for interior. The Constitution of Japan was enacted at the postwar years, and when the Parliament which changes to the Imperial Diet was regarded as the highest organ of state power, the Diet Building became an institution which symbolizes the authority. A Parliament and political party-related institution stands in a row around the circumference of the present Diet Building, and it serves as a center of politics of Japan.
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pajaran (53000) 2014-05-26 4:52
Interesantan tekst o zgradi sa opisom, lep pogled ...
Dobar trenutak snimka i kontrast, lepo pokazana arhitektura i detalji na fasadi.
dobar rad i kompozicija, lepe boje.
Lepa arhitektrura ...
Sve najbolje u novoj nedelji koja je pocela, srecno.
An interesting article on the building with the description, nice view ...
Good time recording and contrast, beautiful architecture and details shown on the facade.
Good work and composition, beautiful colors.
Beautiful arhitektrura ...
All the best in the new week that started, good luck.
ikeharel (58921) 2014-05-26 7:40
Red twice the note written, Mikio, but not really comprehend why named the Diet-building?
As no health matter, only political, why called like this?
Nevertheles, 33 marble diff. stones is impressive, you might get to a maximum closeness to show this archi.-style.
On picture it is giving the right impression as a unique building.
saxo042 (37588) 2014-05-26 8:47
An interesting note and also a very interesting picture. This building looks, for me, very traditional and local in its style. The high rise behind looks more modern and "western". Ii shashin!
mirosu (14984) 2014-05-27 5:31
You have made a good attempt here, choosing to go in tight on the National Diet Building. The composition works well, and the excellent focus draws full attention to the building. The building structures are very well-exposed and well separated from clean sky in BG. Well done.
photoray (12689) 2014-05-27 7:49
Fine view of your Diet building, with shrubs, trees and street leading into it. The architecture design is an attractive blend of Romanesque and Georgian styles with two sets of columns ascending, then the unusual pyramid design on top of it all.
Thanks for sharing,
PiotrF (10082) 2014-05-27 16:06
Great view of this building . A very interesting architecture is showed by you in this photo. Perfect captured. I like these.
Thank you very much for your interesting notes.
abmdsudi (44308) 2014-05-29 7:10
A well detailed urban shot despite the diffuse light of the lazy afternoon with the edifice beautifully dominates and lush of green does make a nice frame in the corners. Good natural colours and contrast, with lovely touch of some bright vivid colours for good visual effect. Excellent capture and fine effort as always, TFS
- Copyright: mikio kato (kato) (11630)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2013-06-17
- Categories: Architecture
- Camera: Pentax K10 D, Pentax DA 50-200 f4-5.6 ED
- Exposure: f/6.7, 1/250 seconds
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- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2014-05-26 3:29