[via Design Boom and Spoon&Tamago]

How can you turn New York, Copenhagen, and Buenos Aires into Tokyo? Add lots and lots of colorful signs, it seems.

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For the Venice Architecture Biennale, Tokyo-based Daigo Ishii and Future-scape Architects created these comparisons, which you can see below (via Design Boom and Spoon&Tamago):

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Not all of Tokyo is cluttered with signs and advertisements (many of the best parts are not!), but these composites show they can give seemingly any city a definite Tokyo vibe.

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