Historical information

Description of Tokyo, its sights and visual characteristics and detailed critical description of the Tokyo monorail. Overview of Japan's 'star' architects and their current activity.

Handwritten manuscript of Boyd's weekly 'The Australian' newspaper column. Note that the title changed in the published version.

Robin Boyd wrote two books on Japanese architects and architecture - 'Kenzo Tange' published by Braziller in 1962 and 'New Directions in Japanese Architecture' published by Studio Vista in 1968.


Original manuscript of an article published in The Australian as ‘Modern Japan on a Concrete Beam’, 31/07/1965 .

Physical description

Four handwritten quarto pages.